Originally published: February 5, 2014
Last updated: February 10, 2014 - 3:16pm
The most senior woman at Google, Susan Wojcicki, who has been a senior vice president of advertising and commerce, is changing jobs at the company to run YouTube.
Salar Kamangar, who has had the job of senior vice president of YouTube, will be staying at the company in an unspecified role having to do with early-stage ventures. Sridhar Ramaswamy, also a senior vice president of advertising and commerce, will run the ad business. The move is a sign that Google is focusing sharply on advertising at YouTube. Wojcicki has overseen Google’s outrageously profitable advertising, including successful new ad types for shopping and mobile. For Wojcicki, it is a chance to run her own operation, because YouTube operates as its own business. She has been a target for chief executive positions in the tech industry, and since 2013, she has had to share her job with Ramaswamy after he was promoted to become another senior vice president of ads and commerce.
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