Google Exec Wael Ghonim Goes Missing in Egypt
Google is busy searching for a missing executive.
Google has revealed that one of its Egyptian executives has been missing for nearly a week. Last seen in central Cairo, Reuters reports that the head of marketing for the Middle East and North Africa had traveled to Egypt for personal reasons, however, the LA Times reports that the Cairo native was in Egypt for a conference.
The last tweet sent from his account reads:
"Pray for #Egypt. Very worried as it seems that government is planning a war crime tomorrow against people. We are all ready to die #Jan25."
"A Googler, Wael Ghonim, is missing in Egypt,” the company is quoted as saying in a statement. “He has not been seen since late Thursday evening in central Cairo. The safety of our employees is very important to Google, so if anyone has any information please call the following U.K. number: 44 20 7031 3008."
According to Reuters, Google has closed its Cairo offices to ensure the safety of its employees.