google ceoWhile Steve Jobs takes a step into the background with the latest news that he is going to concentrate on nursing his health, another Silicon Valley giant, Google, will also be dabbling in some reshuffling of its own as well where top tier leadership is concerned. Google has just announced in conjunction with its 29% rise in fourth-quarter profit, that co-founder Larry Page will assume the role of chief executive officer (CEO) from early April onwards, while co-founder Sergey Brin will “devote his energy to strategic projects.” As for current CEO Eric Schmidt, he will end up as the executive chairman. Schmidt certainly has a wicked sense of humor despite remaining as an adviser to Page and Brin, tweeting “Day-to-day adult supervision no longer needed!”.

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