“The past few days have been very difficult for many at the company, and we need to find a way to debate issues on which we might disagree — while doing so in line with our Code of Conduct,” Pichai wrote in a company-wide memo.
Pichai, who was appointed to CEO in 2015 and is largely beloved by employees, made $199 million in 2016. His compensation was mostly in stock, not salary, according to Business Insider.
Here’s a look inside the daily routine of man at the helm of Google:
He typically wakes up between 6:30 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Pichai may run an internet behemoth, but he’s old school about the way he consumes the news. “Believe it or not, I read a physical paper every morning,” he told Recode. Pichai always reaches for a print copy of the Wall Street Journal and checks The New York Times online.
While he’s reading, Pichai usually eats an omelet for breakfast. The Chennai, India native also keeps up what he calls his “very English” habit of drinking a cup of tea.