Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin decided to resign from their parent company Alphabet.
This is reported by the press release of the holding. They have held their posts since the foundation of the structure in 2015. Page was the CEO, and Brin was the president. Alphabet will now be transferred to Sundaru Pichai, who is now also the CEO of Google.
“Sundar is modest and he has a deep passion fortechnology. He worked closely with us for 15 years. There is no better person to whom we could entrust the future of Google and Alphabet, ”says a letter from Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Paige and Breen are not resigning. They will continue to participate in the holding, but now only as members of the board of directors. According to them, such a decision to simplify the Alphabet management structure.
I’m excited about Alphabet’s long term focus ontackling big challenges through technology. Thanks to Larry & Sergey, we have a timeless mission, enduring values and a culture of collaboration & exploration - a strong foundation we’ll continue to build on https://t.co/tSVsaj4FsR
- Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) December 4, 2019