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  • and I'm very grateful to them.

  • I think customers are gonna be very grateful to them.

  • Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of amazon dot com who turned it from a simple online bookseller into one of the biggest technology companies in the world, is stepping down from the CEO role.

  • Bezos, who will stay on as executive chairman of the board, made the announcement Tuesday.

  • In a letter to employees posted on the company's website, He told his workers Quote, Being the CEO of Amazon is a deep responsibility and it's consuming.

  • When you have a responsibility like that, it's hard to put attention on anything else.

  • Taking over the CEO role will be Andy Jassy, the head of the company's lucrative cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services, who will assume the top spot in the third quarter.

  • JACK SEES unit saw a roughly 30% surge in fourth quarter sales, according to results posted Tuesday.

  • As a whole, company sales and profits easily topped forecasts as Amazon joins the rare club of companies topping $100 billion in quarterly revenues.

  • It continues to benefit from a surgeon online shopping during the global health crisis and consumers flocked to its site to do their holiday shopping.

  • Bezos, among the richest men in the world, said he will now have more time for his other endeavors, including his ambitions in space and his ownership of The Washington Post, Writing in his letter quote as exact Chair, I will stay engaged in important Amazon initiatives but also have the time and energy I need to focus on the Day one fund, the Bezos Earth Fund, Blue Origin, The Washington Post and my other passions.

  • I've never had more energy, and this isn't about retiring.

  • Shares of Amazon have soared 18,000% not accounting for stock splits since Bezos took the company public nearly 24 years ago.

and I'm very grateful to them.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/05
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