Google's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Patrick Pichette on 11 March 2015 announced his retirement from the office citing personal reasons. The effective date of his retirement was not yet finalised.
However, Pichette will stay at Google till the company finds a replacement. Pichette joined Google as CFO since August 2008 when Google was roiled by the economic downturn caused by the financial crisis.
Before joining Google, he worked at McKinsey & Company and Bell Canada (2001–2008). He is also on the advisory board of Engineers Without Borders (Canada).
Pichette holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM) in 1987 and did his Post-Graduation in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Pembroke College, Oxford.
What: Announced his retirement
When: 11 March 2015
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