Google Promotes Susan Wojcicki to Senior VP

Google has promoted Susan Wojcicki from vice president of product management to senior vice president. Wojcicki, Google's 18th employee, will continue her duties, overseeing Google AdWords, AdSense and Analytics.

There are eight other senior vice presidents at Google, including one other woman, Shona L. Brown, who oversees business operations.

wojcicki.jpgWojcicki has been responsible for advertising and analytics products since 2006, previously working on Google Images, Video, and Books. She also rented her garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page in 1998 in the early days of Google.

This follows the recent promotion of Marissa Mayer, who is now in charge of location and local services.

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Danny Goodwin formerly was Associate Editor of Search Engine Watch, where he also covered the latest search marketing and industry news. He joined Incisive Media in October 2007, in charge of copy editing columns that appeared on both Search Engine Watch and ClickZ. Prior to a life in the search industry, he worked in the journalism field, working in numerous newsroom positions, before later working as a freelance copy editor.