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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki steps down after 9 years, Neal Mohan to lead

Mohan has been Wojcicki's top deputy for years, moving over from Google's ads business to YouTube in 2015. He was widely seen as her natural successor

Susan Wojcicki. Photo: Bloomberg
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Susan Wojcicki. Photo: Bloomberg

Mark Bergen | Bloomberg
YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki is stepping down from the role after nine years running the Google video division, handing the reins to top lieutenant Neal Mohan.
 
Wojcicki said in a blog post that she planned to “start a new chapter” focused on her family, health and personal projects. She’ll also take an advisory role, working across Google and parent Alphabet Inc.

“The time is right for me, and I feel able to do this because we have an incredible leadership team in place at YouTube,” she said.

Wojcicki is one of Google’s longest-serving employees and one of the highest-profile female

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First Published: Feb 16 2023 | 11:24 PM IST

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