The Men Who Could Replace Jeff Bezos at Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)
For the first time, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)‘s CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos hinted that they have finally arrived at the decision of choosing a successor for the company. Bezos made this revelation during an interview with Henry Blodget, the CEO of Business Insider. Bezos said, “There is someone who would take over.” But declined name the person.
The Probable Candidates
Since the time, the news of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s new heir is out, the market is flooding with speculations of who the one will be. Meanwhile, recode has come out with some prominent names, which are likely to take the role of Bezos. The leading candidate is Jeffe Wilke, who has been committed to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) a very long time. Some even call him as “irreplaceable” face. Wilke’s work with Amazon has been multi-dimensional first presiding over their core e-commerce business in North America then later looking after operations and customer service.
More On The List
The second name on the list is Jeff Blackburn, who has been a trusted advisor to Bezos. Blackburn has been looking after the roles of business development, product development, and operations. Next is Andy Jessy, who occupies a high-profile position at Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Jessy is primarily running the company’s Web Services cloud computing business, a segment most alluring to Bezos, which increases the probability of Jessy to take over the strings. The final candidate that could be the next heir to Bezos could be David Limp. He handles the hardware business and device business, one of the favorite businesses of Bezos. Limp is responsible for every hardware or device launch, right from Kindle to the company’s new Amazon Echo device.
Though the list is plainly speculative, it will be interesting to see of any of these mentioned make it to the CEO chair.
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