MENLO PARK, California — Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their executive roles at its parent company Alphabet , respectively, the company announced Tuesday.
“Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one. Throughout Google’s evolution as a privately held company, we have managed Google differently. We have also emphasized an atmosphere of creativity and challenge, which has helped us provide unbiased, accurate and free access to information for those who rely on us around the world.”
Sundar Pichai, the current CEO of Google and a longtime executive at the company, will take over as CEO of Alphabet in addition to his current role.