David Drummond, senior managing director of enterprise development and chief executive of Google's parent company, Alphabet, paid only tens of millions in Google shares.
According to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Drummond sold about $ 35 million worth of stock he bought for about $ 8.7 million for a total payment of about $ 27 million. The submission was first discovered by New York Times technology journalist Daisuke Wakabayashi .
Drummond is best known for having an extramarital affair with a Google colleague, Jennifer Blakely, who later accused him of emotional abuse. Blakely, in an open letter published to Medium in August, told Drummond the father of a son with her while he was married, and then abandoned her and emotionally abused her.
Blakely also accused Drummond of repeated relationships with other Google colleagues, including his assistant – a claim he denied. "Any suggestion otherwise is simply untrue," he said in a statement issued in August.
Despite the allegations, Drummond has remained in Alphabet; Blakely, a former Google chief legal officer, said she quit the company because of her relationship with Drummond in violation of a new college dating policy.
However, Drummond remains one of Google's highest-paid executives – earning nearly $ 50 million last year. An alphabet representative did not respond to a request for comment from a publisher.
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