Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Quits His Post: Future Name Revealed

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Quits His Post: Future Name Revealed


Jeff Bezos, the founder and current CEO of e-commerce giant Amazon, is leaving the helm of his company, which has topped the list of the world's richest people. Bezos will be replaced by Amazon's new CEO, Andy Jassy.

Jeff Bezos, the company's founding chief executive, will leave his post, according to an official statement by Amazon. Bezos will be replaced by Andy Jassy.

The reason for the change of Mission, announced in the summer of 2021, has not been explicitly stated. But new Amazon CEO Andy Jassy was previously running the company's cloud computing division, AWS.

Jeff Bezos has been in the same post for a total of 27 years, since he founded Amazon:

Bezos, who founded Amazon as a book sales website in 1994, managed to make the list of the richest people in the world within 27 years. Behind this personal success lies Amazon's transformation into a platform that adds almost every product to its portfolio and is a company that lays the foundation for e-commerce. Apart from e-commerce, another sector in which Amazon stands out is cloud computing systems.

According to NBC News, There was no negative movement in Amazon's shares after the mission change announcement. Bezos, like former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates, is said to be taking an active role on the company's board.

Who is Andy Jassy to be Amazon's new CEO instead of Jeff Bezos?

3 years after Amazon's founding, Andy Jassy, who joined the company in 1997, founded the cloud computing system Amazon Web Services in 2003. Known briefly as AWS, it became one of Amazon's most comprehensive subsidiaries.

Today, AWS is one of the world's most common cloud computing platform and application interface providers. Companies such as Netflix, Adobe worldwide; Arçelik, Peak Games, Yemeksepeti in Turkey; are a customer of AWS. Andy Jassy, who was promoted from senior vice president to AWS CEO in 2016, will start running Amazon, which he is affiliated with, from the summer of 2021.

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