Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO, Will Become Executive Chairman

Karen Weise, reporting for The New York Times:

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and chief executive, will hand over the reins of the e-commerce giant this summer and transition into the role of executive chairman, the company announced Tuesday.

Andy Jassy, the chief executive of Amazon’s cloud computing division, will be promoted to run all of Amazon.

The end of an era.

Tuesday, 2 February 2021