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Published on Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Google director joins trivago

Hotel price comparison site trivago has appointed James Carter from Google as chief product and technology officer.

In his new role, he joins the trivago leadership team as the head of hotel search.

With 14 years of experience in the travel tech industry, he was most recently engineering director at search engine Google, working on its hotel ads product.

"We are excited to welcome someone of James' calibre to the team," said MD and CEO Rolf Schroemgens.

"His accomplishments across transformational business environments will be invaluable as we work to grow the smartness of future product offerings."

Carter said, "What really drew me to trivago is their culture of encouraging new and improved ways of thinking and doing. I'm excited to dive in and build on the work Rolf and team have done and help further drive product innovation and deliver even more value to our partners and users."

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