Fortune

Google Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette is calling it quits to go backpacking around the world almost seven years after joining the tech giant—and he says it’s because there’s never a good time to quit the rat race.

In a Google Plus post Tuesday evening, Pichette, 52, described his decision as one born out of the realization that he couldn’t come up with a good reason to delay spending more time traveling with his wife, who is named Tamar.

Third, this summer, Tamar and I will be celebrating our 25th anniversary. When our kids are asked by their friends about the success of the longevity of our marriage, they simply joke that Tamar and I have spent so little time together that “it’s really too early to tell” if our marriage will in fact succeed.
If they could only know how many great memories we already have together. How many…

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