Google’s Brittin joins Sainsbury’s board

Sainsbury’s has appointed Google UK & Ireland MD Matt Brittin to its board.

/c/i/h/MattBrittin_Google_Profile24.jpg

Brittin, who became Google’s director of UK operations in March 2009 following the promotion of Dennis Woodside to VP of US operations, will join Sainsbury’s as a non-executive director.

Sainsbury’s chairman David Tyler said Brittin’s skills would complement those existing on the board.

Brittin joined Google in January 2007 to run its direct sales arm and worked alongside Mark Howe, country sales director for agencies, to grow the UK business and consolidate its position as Google’s second-largest market.

Read about Brittin’s plans for Google in the UK in Marketing Week’s cover feature.

This story first appeared on newmediaage.co.uk

Recommended

/a/a/o/manu160.jpg

Man Utd in sale talks

Russell Parsons

The owners of Manchester United are understood to have held discussions with Qatar Holding, a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund, about a £1.5bn offer to buy the club.

Comments

    Leave a comment