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Sundar Pichai to Become Chief Executive of Alphabet, Google’s Parent Company

SAN FRANCISCO — Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the two Stanford University graduate students who founded Google more than two decades ago, said they were stepping down from executive roles at Google’s parent company, Alphabet.

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, will become the chief of both Google and Alphabet.

Mr. Page and Mr. Brin will remain directors on Alphabet’s board and the company’s two largest individual shareholders.

This is a developing story. It will be updated.