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|Google Hires New CFO: Patrick Pichette|
| 3:37 am on Jun 26, 2008 (gmt 0)|
|For a company that made its name in search, Google sure took its time finding a new chief financial officer, telecommunications executive Patrick Pichette. |
Pichette succeeds George Reyes, who shepherded Google through its 2004 initial public offering and announced in August that he would leave the Internet giant.
The search is over: Google has a new CFO [latimesblogs.latimes.com]
|"It took over a year to find George," he (Schmidt) added. |
Said Google co-founder Larry Page: "We're picky."
| 10:10 am on Jun 26, 2008 (gmt 0)|
hire slow, fire fast
| 12:01 pm on Jun 26, 2008 (gmt 0)|
What exactly do they look in hiring such a person? Must be more of a trust issue.
| 3:10 pm on Jun 26, 2008 (gmt 0)|
|Must be more of a trust issue. |
Very hard to find talent at that level.
| 8:23 pm on Jun 26, 2008 (gmt 0)|
Here is the text of the actual offer letter:
Wish I got an offer letter like that.
Salary, Sign-Up Bonus, Google Stock Units... :)
| 2:01 pm on Jun 27, 2008 (gmt 0)|
Wow! He gets dental ;)
| 7:22 pm on Jun 27, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I think that the late George Carlin was right in his point regarding language and the way it seems to get more odd over time - VP, People Operations?
Make one wonder what the next fluffier term du jour for the function might be...
| 12:51 am on Jul 2, 2008 (gmt 0)|
This is not a fluffier term du jour, but perhaps one more readily understood by some....
VP, Assimilating Human Species Into The Collective.
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