Googles confirms that Susan Wojcicki is now the SVP of YouTube

Google was rumored to have been moving longtime employee and SVP of Ads & Commerce Susan Wojcicki over to the YouTube top spot, based on reports yesterday by The Information and Re/code, and now Google has confirmed via a statement  and Wojcicki herself has confirmed the news via Twitter.

Susan Wojcicki is Google’s new SVP of YouTube, Google confirmed today. We wrote about the shift last night. Google CEO Larry Page said in an emailed statement, “Salar and the whole YouTube team have built something amazing. YouTube is a billion person global community curating videos for every possibility. Anyone uploading their creative content can reach the whole world and even make money. Like Salar, Susan has a healthy disregard for the impossible and is excited about improving YouTube in ways that people will love.”

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