As Larry Page Steps Down From His Position, Google CEO Sundar Pichai Becomes Alphabet CEO
Harin - Dec 05, 2019
For Sundar Pichai, who has worked for Google for 15 years, it is a great responsibility and a testament to his leadership skills and core values.
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Sundar Pichai has made India proud and has possibly reached the highest point of his career.
Apart from being Google CEO, he has now given the responsibility of being the CEO of Alphabet, the parent company of Google as both Sergey Brin and Larry Page decided to resign from their positions after 21 years of founding Google when they were still Stanford students. For Sundar Pichai, who has worked for Google for 15 years, it is a great honor and amazing responsibility.
The announcement was made in an official statement on the company’s blog. In a blog post, Page and Brin wrote:
Sundar Pichai expressed how the advice, insights, and guidance that he received from Brin and Page have benefited him since he first met them in 2004.
Besides Google, Alphabet owns a series of the company, from self-driving technology development firm Waymo to healthcare software firm Verily, and more.
In 2015, Google became the Alphabet’s child company. Along with Amazon, Microsoft and Apple, Alphabet becomes one of the world’s richest tech companies. And for Sundar Pichai, leading the group will be a testament to both his leadership skills as well as core values.
Although Page and Brin leave their positions as the CEO and president of Alphabet, they will still be on the board of directors.
According to a Forbes’ report, Reputation Institute which is a firm specializing in reputation management and measurement services has issued a list of the world’s top 10 most respectable CEOs. In the No.1 spot is Ben van Beurden, Royal Dutch Shell’s CEO. This means the CEO of Google is now out of the top 10 list.