"This strong combination of skills and experience will be an important addition to Google's executive management team and will support our ongoing efforts to increase value for our users, advertisers and partners."
Pichette was most recently president of operations at Bell Canada, where he previously held various executive positions.
Other items on his CV include partner at McKinsey & Company, and vice president and CFO at Call-Net Enterprises
Pichette holds a BA in business administration from UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec Ã MontrÃ©al, and an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
RECRUITMENT & RETENTION REPORT 2013HIRE OR FIRE? BUY OR BUILD
2013 is well underway and Australian companies need to know whether they should invest in IT skills training or pay a premium for the people they need.
If you want to know which choices are being made in your sector, what skills are hard to find, which sectors intend to hire or fire and where the IT spend is going, this free report is must have.
Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences, a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies, and is a senior member of the Australian Computer Society.