Alphabet Inc. has appointed Robin L. Washington to its Board of Directors. Ms. Washington is a recognized business leader with extensive experience across finance and operations, and will serve on Alphabet’s Leadership Development and Compensation Committee.
“I’m honored to join Alphabet’s Board, and I look forward to the opportunity to help guide the company’s important work,” said Robin Washington. “I’m excited to be part of a company that has such a tremendous opportunity to improve the lives of people around the world.”
John Hennessy, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alphabet, said: “Robin’s incredible business and leadership experience will be hugely valuable to our Board and company in the years ahead.”
As Robin joins the Board, two long-standing Board members and executives will not be seeking re-election.
After over 18 years on the Board, Eric Schmidt is not seeking re-election at the expiration of his current term on June 19, 2019. He will continue as a technical advisor to Alphabet. Eric has served as a member of the Board since March 2001. He was Google’s Chief Executive Officer from July 2001 to April 2011, and its Executive Chairman from April 2011 until January 2018.