Alphabet’s Top Lawyer to Leave After Questions About Conduct (1)

Jan. 10, 2020, 6:32 PM

David Drummond, the legal chief of Google parent Alphabet Inc. and a company veteran, stepped down following questions about his conduct at the technology giant.

Drummond, 56, will leave on Jan. 31, according to a note he sent colleagues on Friday. The company has not named a replacement, an Alphabet spokeswoman said. She confirmed that Drummond did not receive a pay package on exit. He has been selling millions of dollars in company stock during the past year.

“I believe that it’s also the right time for me to make way for the next generation of leaders,” Drummond wrote ...

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