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Google co-founder Page to become CEO

01-21-2011 13:51 BJT

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Google CEO Eric Schmidt is relinquishing his job to Larry Page, one of the co-founders of the Internet's dominant gateway.

55-year old Schmidt was a technology veteran brought in as Google's "adult supervision" a decade ago. After the shake-up, he will still be available as executive chairman to advise Page and Google's other founder, Sergey Brin, both nearly twenty years younger.

Effective April 4th, Page will reclaim the CEO job that he held for three years before Google's investors insisted on a more mature leader.

The surprise shake-up appears to be driven by Schmidt's desire to tackle other challenges, as much as Page's personal ambition.



Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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