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Description:  Google Inc. co-founder Larry Page will become chief executive officer, taking the reins from Eric Schmidt, who oversaw the transformation of a barely profitable startup with 200 employees into the owner of the world’s most- used search engine, with $29 billion in sales last year.

Source: Bloomberg.com
 
Date: 01/21/2011

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-20/google-profit-tops-estimates-on-ad-demand-page-is-named-ceo.html

Questions for discussion: 

  • Do you think there will be substantial change in the management of Google, given this leadership change?
  • Do you think this is good for the firm?
  • How do you think investors will react?

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