Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday congratulated Jeff Bezos and his successor Andy Jassy on their new roles after the Amazon founder introduced his determination to face apart later this year as chief govt of the corporate.
Mr Bezos mentioned he’ll transition to the function of govt chair within the third quarter, handing over the CEO function to Andy Jassy, who heads Amazon Internet Providers.
The Indian-American high govt additionally despatched his greatest needs for 2 of the eagerness tasks of the outgoing Amazon CEO – the Day 1 Fund and the Bezos Earth Fund.
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) February 2, 2021
Mr Bezos, in a letter to Amazon workers, mentioned he would “keep engaged in essential Amazon initiatives” but would pivot in direction of philanthropic initiatives, together with his Day One Fund and Bezos Earth Fund, and different enterprise ventures in area exploration and journalism.
Prime executives and outstanding figures at different main corporations around the globe have been sending their congratulations to Bezos and Jassy through Twitter.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, noting Mr Jassy’s accomplishments, mentioned, “a well-deserved recognition of what you may have achieved”.
— Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) February 2, 2021
Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, additionally took to Twitter to say Amazon “couldn’t be in higher arms.”
Congrats @ajassy! Amazon couldn’t be in higher arms. ????
— Marc Benioff (@Benioff) February 2, 2021
Mr Bezos, 57, based Amazon in his storage in 1994 and went on to develop it right into a colossus that dominates on-line retail, with operations in streaming music and tv, groceries, cloud computing, robotics, synthetic intelligence and extra.
Mr Jassy joined Amazon as a advertising and marketing supervisor in 1997 and in 2003 based AWS, the cloud providers division of the corporate which has been one of the vital worthwhile but least-known items of the tech big.