Amazon revealed in February that Jeff Bezos would step down as CEO during the third quarter of this year. After all, the certification will be passed earlier than it is announced, with Andy Gacy taking office on July 5th.
The date was specially chosen by the current CEO.
Jeff Bezos leaves the position of CEO of Amazon after 27 years
If you remember (or maybe the time just isn't right for you), Amazon has started its journey as an online bookstore, offering only one type of product. Now, after nearly 30 years, it is one of the largest e-commerce platforms operating worldwide.
Putting an end to a real era, Jeff Bezos will step down from the position he had always held a short while ago Scheduled for February For the company. His successor, Andy Gacy, will take over as CEO on July 5.
We chose this date because it's emotional for me.
Bezos revealed during an Amazon shareholder meeting on Wednesday.
As he explains, Amazon was created exactly on that date, 27 years ago.
An empire outside of Amazon
Jeff Bezos, 57, with a personal fortune of more than $ 150 billion, has dedicated a large portion of his life to a project he will never give up. Although he dedicates the role of CEO, he will become CEO and focus on new products and initiatives.
In addition to Amazon, Bezos has other projects. For example, the Washington Post and Blue originWhich has already revealed big aspirations, such as tourist space travel.
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