Patrick Pichette

  • Google paying bonuses totalling $15 million to 4 top executives March 13, 2013

    San Francisco: Google is paying nearly $15 million in bonuses to four of the Internet search company's top executives for their performances last year. Documents filed Tuesday disclosed Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will get the biggest award at $6 million to supplement his estimated fortune of $8 billion. Schmidt served as Google's...
  • Google clings on to its $48 billion cash pile for future acquisitions March 1, 2013

    San Francisco: Google plans to cling to its bulging stash of cash to pay for potential acquisitions and other technology investments that might boost future profits, a top executive said Thursday. Patrick Pichette, who oversees Google's bank accounts as the company's chief financial officer, explained the company's rationale for hoarding $48...