Alphabet, names, nobel prize-winner Frances Arnold on board

FILE PHOTO: Professor Frances H. Arnold of the Nobel prize in chemistry there is a press conference at the Royal Academy of Science in Stockholm, Sweden on December 7, 2018. TT News Agency/Claudio Bresciani, via REUTERS

(Ap) – Google is a parent Alphabet, Inc. on Monday named Nobel Prize winner Frances Arnold, of the board of directors, filling a vacancy due to the resignation of the co-teaching Shirley Tilghman.

Arnold, who manages a research group at the California Institute of Technology (mit), the technology giant, the nominating and corporate governance committee of the board.

Alphabet is said to have received an initial equity award of $1 million, in the form of restricted stock unit awards.

Arnold won the Nobel prize for Chemistry in 2018, for cutting-edge science, enzymes, and antibodies.

Tilghman, a molecular biology professor, has retreated from the Alphabet on the board of directors in February of last year.

Reporting Amal in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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