I did not see this coming and neither, it seems, did anybody else outdoors of Amazon’s inside circle.

Have been you to ask me what main tech CEO would possibly step down within the close to futire, I might have guessed Arvind Krishna at IBM may stroll away this 12 months — making room for heir-apparent James Whitehurst. Or possibly in the end Larry Ellison would determine to spend extra time on his Hawaiian island, Lanai.

However Jeff Bezos, strolling away from the CEO job at Amazon? No means!

In a stunning transfer, after Amazon reported its This fall 2020 income — even higher outcomes than anticipated — the corporate additionally introduced that Bezos, its founder and CEO, would develop into Government Chair within the third quarter of 2021.

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AWS’ Andy Jassy.

The highest spot will go to Amazon Internet Companies (AWS) chief Andy Jassy.

At what firm does the founder and CEO’s determination to go away take second-billing within the assertion asserting his departure? Properly, Amazon, clearly.

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