Amazon, Jeff Bezos leaves the role of CEO: here’s who will be his successor
Jeff Bezos has announced that he will be leaving the role of CEO of Amazon, revealing who his successor will be: the ball passes to the CEO of Amazon Web Services, Andy Jassy.
Jeff Bezos will leave the role of CEO from Amazon to assume the position of executive on the company board during the third quarter of the year. He will be replaced by Andy Jassy, currently CEO of Amazon Web Services.
Although Amazon’s landing in the video game market has so far been unsuccessful, it is actually one of the few areas in which the giant ofe-commerce he failed to achieve the goals he set for himself.
“Being the CEO of Amazon is a huge responsibility and requires a lot of effort,” Bezos said. “When you have a responsibility like that, it’s hard to pay attention to anything else.”
“As an executive I will remain involved in Amazon’s major initiatives, but I will also have the time and energy I need to focus on the Day 1 Fund, the Bezos Earth Fund, Blue Origin, the Washington Post and my other passions.”
Jeff Bezos has served as Amazon’s CEO ever since he founded the company in 1994, transforming it from a small online book business into one of the world’s leading businesses.