5 updates on Google leadership changes

Google has made headlines recently for various acquisitions, initiatives and leadership changes. Below are five updates on executives who have been recruited to Google or stepped down from leadership positions at the tech giant reported by Becker's Hospital Review.

1. Google Health has recruited the CMO of wearables startup AliveCor Jacqueline Shreibati, MD, to its team.

2. Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder of DeepMind, the health-focused artificial intelligence firm initially acquired by Google in 2014, is leaving his post to join Google's AI team.

3. Hema Budaraju, formerly a product management director for Facebook's health-related initiatives, has joined Google, where she will lead projects using Google Maps to fuel social and environmental impact.

4. With the announcement that Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin have stepped back from their management positions to take more advisory roles in the company they co-founded, Google CEO Sundar Pichai now leads all of Alphabet, including its expansion into healthcare.

5. Karen DeSalvo, MD, has been appointed Google's first chief health officer.

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