(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc said it appointed chief executive of its Google unit, Sundar Pichai, to its board.

The company's board also includes founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

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Alphabet is set to report second quarter earnings on Monday after markets close. [bit.ly/2tU9lwf]

Alphabet shares were slightly lower on Monday.

(Reporting by Rishika Sadam in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)