Diane Greene Appointed To Google Board Of Directors

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Google announced the appointment of Diane B. Greene to its Board Of Directors. She will also serve on the company’s Audit Committee.

Greene has been on Intuit’s board since 2006, and serves on its Auit and Risk Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She is the co-founder of VMware, and took the company public in 2007. She served as CEO and President of the company from 1998 to 2008. She was also on VMware’s board from 2007 to 2008. In addition to that, she was an Executive Vice President of EMC from 2005 to 2008. She’s 56 years old.

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt says: “Diane is a special person who combines a sharp business acumen with a brilliant technical mind. We know she will be a great contributor and we are grateful to have her insight.”

“Google is an asset to society because of its relentless focus on improving users’ lives through pioneering technology, and it is also a standout growing business,” says Greene. “It is incredibly exciting to have the opportunity to support this as a board member.”

Google currently lists the following as its other Board members:

Larry Page, Google Inc.
Eric E. Schmidt, Google Inc.
Sergey Brin, Google Inc.
L. John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
John L. Hennessy, Stanford University
Ann Mather
Paul S. Otellini, Intel Corporation
K. Ram Shriram, Sherpalo Ventures
Shirley M. Tilghman, Princeton University

Chris Crum

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