In a blog post today, Google co-founder Larry Page announced a massive restructuring of the company, instituting Sundar Pichai as CEO and shifting himself and co-founder Sergey Brin to a larger organization called Alphabet that will oversee Google as well as affiliated companies like Calico and Google X. According to an associated SEC filing, Pichai and Google will retain control of search, ads, maps, the Google Play Store, YouTube and Android, while Brin and Page shift to the more experimental projects that have long drawn their interests.
August 10, 2015
Google Is Reorganizing and Sundar Pichai Will Become New CEO
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