Sundar Pichai has another job to do: serve on the board of directors for Alphabet, the parent company for Google.

Alphabet shares have ascended by over half since Pichai, following a lighting quick rising through Google’s administrative positions, moved toward becoming CEO of Google in August of 2015. Google accounts for far most of Alphabet’s revenue and for all intents and purposes the greater part of its benefits. Alphabet is the second most emerging U.S. company leaving behind Apple.

The option of Pichai adds another company officer to the board, which as of now incorporates Google co-founders Larry Page, now Alphabet CEO, and Sergey Brin, president, and chair and former CEO Eric Schmidt.

“Sundar has been doing a great job as Google’s CEO, driving strong growth, partnerships, and tremendous product innovation. I really enjoy working with him and I’m excited that he is joining the Alphabet board,” Alphabet CEO Larry Page said in a statement.

Sundar joined Google in 2004 and helped lead the development of key consumer products which are presently utilised by finished a billion people. In 2014 he assumed control product, engineering, and research endeavours for the greater part of Google’s products and platforms. Following quite a while of working intimately with Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Sundar turned into Google’s CEO in August 2015.

About Alphabet Inc.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google in September 1998. From that point forward, the company has developed to more than 70,000 employees around the world, with an extensive variety of prominent products and platforms like Search, Maps, Ads, Gmail, Android, Chrome, and YouTube. In October 2015, Alphabet turned into the parent holding company of Google. You can read more about Alphabet’s main goal here.

As Google’s Chief Executive Officer, he is in charge of Google’s product development and technology system, and the company’s everyday operations.

Under him, Google has supported sales from its core advertising and YouTube business, while additionally putting resources into machine learning, hardware and cloud computing.