Google co-founder Larry Page is taking over as CEO in an unexpected shake-up that upstaged the Internet search leader's fourth-quarter earnings. Page reclaims the top job from Eric Schmidt, who had been brought in as CEO a decade ago.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
[AP] - Google co-founder Larry Page is taking over as CEO of the Internet search leader in April. He will over the job from Eric Schmidt, who has been CEO for the past decade. When the change is made Schmidt will become executive chairman.
SAN FRANCISCO: Google Inc announced a major shake-up of its operating structure on Monday, creating a holding company called Alphabet which will contain subsidiaries to separate its core web advertising business from newer ventures like driverless cars. The move appeared to be an attempt to let the company focus on its more creative and ambitious projects. "It suggests that in all likelihood, Google is not going to slow the pace of their experimental processes like self driving cars.
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