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On November 19, 2015, Google Inc. (Google), a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. (Alphabet), announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire bebop Technologies, Inc. (bebop), a Delaware corporation developing an enterprise application platform. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in 2015.
One of our directors, Diane B. Greene, is the CEO, a board member, and a stockholder of bebop. Immediately following the close of the bebop transaction, Diane will become a Senior Vice President of Google and will resign from our Audit Committee. We expect that our board of directors will appoint L. John Doerr to replace Diane on our Audit Committee. Immediately upon his appointment to the Audit Committee, John intends to resign from our Leadership
Development and Compensation Committee. Diane will continue to serve on our board as a non-independent director.
Our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee regularly assesses the appropriate size and composition of our board of directors and its respective committees and is currently looking to add another independent director to our board.
Google issued a blog post announcing the acquisition, the full text of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated under this Item 8.01 by reference.
Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Google Blog Post
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