Google's Privacy Director To Step Down After 3 Years

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 7:37 PM EDT) -- Google Inc.’s privacy director is stepping down after three years of steering the company through rough terrain including multinational investigations of its road-mapping program and a messy breakup of a social media program, the company said Monday.

Alma Whitten reportedly plans to retire and will stay on board at Google for a couple of months while a new leadership team is brought in. The London-based Whitten will be replaced by Mountain View, Calif.-based Google engineer Lawrence You, Forbes reported.

“During her 10 years at Google, Alma...
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