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Amazon’s Bench: Ten Executives From the Company’s Next Generation of Leaders

By  |  Feb. 17, 2021 6:00 AM PST
Photo: Clockwise from top-left: Alicia Boler Davis, Dilip Kumar, Mai-Lan Tomsen Bukovec and Rohit Prasad. Photos by Bloomberg

Get ready to hear more from a new cast of Amazon executives.

That includes people in the most senior leadership positions at the internet giant, including Andy Jassy, the longtime head of its cloud unit, who will replace Jeff Bezos as CEO later this year, and Dave Clark, its logistics head, who will become the new chief of its worldwide consumer business. But the changing of the guard—unprecedented in the company’s nearly 27-year history—could also raise the profile of a much broader list of leaders who have received far less exposure outside the company.

The Information canvassed current and former Amazon executives to identify 10 lesser-known Amazon leaders who are poised to assume bigger positions of influence as the company enters a new era without Bezos and Jeff Wilke, an Amazon veteran of more than two decades whom Clark is replacing. The list includes people overseeing Amazon’s grocery, fashion, physical retail and other businesses.

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