News.com reports that Benjamin Fried, a Morgan Stanley managing director, has been pegged to fill the chief information officer spot that opened up when Douglas Merrill left earlier this month. Google’s confirmed the move.
That’s fast work. The company is still seeking a new chief financial officer after George Reyes announced he was leaving last August. Over half a year later, Reyes remains on while the search for a replacement continues.
See Megachart & Analysis: Google Management Changes, 2000-2008 for a look at Google top management changes over the years.