Google Appoints Board Member and CEO of New Acquisition bebop as SVP; Makes Multiple Promotions
Google will acquire bebop Technologies and appoints the CEO, board member, and a stockholder of bebop, Diane B. Greene, 59, as SVP of Google. Greene has been Google’s non-independent director and will continue to serve on the Google board. Greene had been one of the founders of VMware, the company that more or less introduced the world to the concept of virtualization. She started the company with her husband Mendel Rosenblum and was its CEO for about 10 years, which included about four years after its acquisition by EMC, and saw it through the IPO.
MetLife Recruits New Head of Global Technology
MetLife announced that Martin Lippert has been appointed as EVP and Head of Global Technology. Most recently, Lippert served as Chief Operations and Technology Officer for Citigroup. Prior to joining Citigroup, he spent more than 10 years as Vice Chairman and Group Head of Global Technology and Operations for the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Lippert began his career in the IT department of Mellon Bank, where he most recently served as EVP of Information Management & Research.