A Google government died following getting struck by a taxi while in town for that Cannes Lions advertising and marketing festival this 7 days.
The male executive, whom Google isn’t naming outside of respect for his family, worked in marketing and advertising for Google within the United kingdom, according to Business Insider.
“We misplaced a beloved and revered member of our workforce. We are deeply saddened and our feelings are with his relatives and mates,” Google mentioned in a statement.
Google was amid the businesses to flock on the French Riviera this 7 days for the annual meeting with the media and advertising meeting.
Neighborhood police explained to CNN that a 30-year-old U.K. resident died in an accident through the night of June 21. He was operate more than by a taxi on the general public highway. The Alpes Maritime Prefecture, that is answerable for the Cannes Law enforcement Section, declined to convey in the event the particular person labored for Google.
This is actually the second tragic loss for Google in the latest months. Google government Dan Fredinburg was killed even though climbing Mt. Everest in the course of the Nepal earthquake in April.