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Meet Andy Jassy, Amazon's next CEO

Andy Jassy, the CEO of Amazon Web Services, will replace Jeff Bezos as Amazon CEO later this year. Here’s what to know about him and his rise at the company over 24 years.

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    Jassy Will Assume the Role of CEO in Q3

    Bezos announced he would transition to the executive-chairman role and focus on "new products and early initiatives."

    Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon's CEO later this year and be replaced by AWS CEO Andy Jassy

    Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon's CEO later this year and be replaced by AWS CEO Andy Jassy

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    big decisions at Amazon Web Servives

    Current and former employees also told Insider that Jassy takes interest in the specifics that are not common to executives of his level, with high standards and keen attention to detail.

    Parler is now offline after Amazon severed ties, and its CEO said it could be down for a week at least

    Parler is now offline after Amazon severed ties, and its CEO said it could be down for a week at least

    Parler, the social media app popular with supporters of President Donald Trump, is now offline after Amazon booted the platform from its web-hosting service. Amazon announced its intention to sever ties with Parler on Sunday, saying it "cannot provide services to a customer that is unable to …

    Jassy was rumored to be in the running for Uber's CEO position

    Jassy's work at AWS has drawn the respect of other industry leaders. At one point, Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer approached Jassy about becoming his successor, and was also in the running for CEO of Uber after Travis Kalanick stepped down in 2017.

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