Google Management: When it comes to the big tech companies, changes at the top of the management team are not uncommon. This is particularly true with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). Most recently, it is being reported that there will be changes within the company’s mapping and commerce division.
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According to a report by Reuters, Google will “split its Maps/Geo and Commerce group into two separate units. Senior Vice President Jeff Huber, who has led the group since 2011, is moving to Google X, the company’s experimental projects group known for developing self-driving cars and the Google Glass wearable computer.”
As you can see, this is more than just a change at the top. This is something that is going to affect the entire Maps/Geo and Commerce group.
Here is some more from the same Reuters piece:
“Huber, who worked on some of Google’s “most complicated issues like ads, apps, payments and geo,” is now “eager to work in a more startup-like environment,” the company said in a statement on Thursday.”
The Maps/Geo group is going to be led by Alan Eustace, with Google’s Commerce group being headed up by Susan Wojcicki.
This change at Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) may not sound like a big deal, and it may not be something people on the outside recognize, but it is safe to say that the search engine giant is making this change for a reason. Obviously, they believe that this is for the better.
What are your thoughts on this change at Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)? Do you like the idea of splitting the Maps/Geo and Commerce group? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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