End of the Bezos era? Billionaire leaves Amazon’s command on Monday

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the billionaire Jeff Bezos passes the baton. This Monday, the 5th, the executive who founded the Amazon — just 27 years ago on July 5, 1994 — will leave the CEO post to Andy Jassy, ​​an executive who has been with the company since 1997 and was one of those responsible for building Amazon Web Services, the subsidiary that coordinates cloud computing efforts company and one of its most structured and profitable areas.

Bezos announced that he would leave the top of the company he created in early February. Since then, the billionaire has taken final steps in the CEO chair: he managed to stop the fight for unionization at a distribution center in Alabama and tried to reshape Amazon’s employee treatment policy.

With the company accused of controlling even trips to the bathroom, Bezos stated in his last letter to investors that the company needed to take better care of employees: in the text, the founder claims that the company, always focused on providing the best service to consumers, it also needs to be careful with its employees.

In addition, Amazon has added two new “clauses” to the company’s set of 14 leadership principles that govern the company: “strive to be the best employer on the planet,” and “success and scale bring big responsibilities.”