Google sets up new healthcare company
Google has announced the creation of Calico – a new company that will focus on health and well-being, with particular focus on the challenge of aging and associated diseases.
Heading up the new company as CEO is Arthur D. Levinson, who is the former CEO of Genentech. He will continue his positions as Chairman of Genentech and a director of Hoffmann-La Roche, as well as Chairman of Apple.
Larry Page, Google CEO.
Arthur D. Levinson, Calico’s new CEO.
Calico will run separately from Google, but the world’s largest internet search company has not provided any other details yet about where it will be based or how many employees it will have.
Google launches healthcare company (Financial Times)
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