People: Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Bezos

50 2000 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Szkutak

53 2002 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Jeffrey Blackburn

44 2006 Senior Vice President - Business Development

Andrew Jassy

46 2006 Senior Vice President - Web Services

Diego Piacentini

53 2012 Senior Vice President - International Consumer Business

Jeffrey Wilke

47 2012 Senior Vice President - Consumer Business

Shelley Reynolds

49 2007 Vice President, Worldwide Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

David Zapolsky

50 2012 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Tom Alberg

74 2011 Lead Independent Director

John Brown

74 2004 Independent Director

William Gordon

64 2003 Independent Director

Jamie Gorelick

63 2012 Independent Director

Alain Monie

63 2008 Independent Director

Jonathan Rubinstein

57 2010 Independent Director

Thomas Ryder

69 2011 Independent Director

Patricia Stonesifer

57 1997 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Bezos

Mr. Jeffrey P. Bezos is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Bezos has been Chairman of the Board of Amazon.com since founding it in 1994 and Chief Executive Officer since May 1996. Mr. Bezos served as President of the Company from founding until June 1999 and again from October 2000 to the present.

Thomas Szkutak

Mr. Thomas J. Szkutak is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Amazon.com Inc. After more than 20 years with GE, Mr. Szkutak joined Amazon.com. As CFO he oversees the company's overall financial activities, including controllership, tax, treasury, analysis, investor relations, internal audit and financial operations. Before joining Amazon.com, Mr. Szkutak served as CFO for GE Lighting. Prior to being named CFO of GE Lighting, Szkutak oversaw the GE Plastics finance operations for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. In addition, he was executive vice president of finance for GE Investments in Stamford, Connecticut. He received a BS in finance from Boston University, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Jeffrey Blackburn

Mr. Jeffrey M. Blackburn is Senior Vice President - Business Development of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Blackburn has served as Senior Vice President, Business Development, since April 2006.

Andrew Jassy

Mr. Andrew R. Jassy is Senior Vice President - Web Services of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Jassy has served as Senior Vice President, Web Services, since April 2006.

Diego Piacentini

Mr. Diego Piacentini is Senior Vice President - International Consumer Business of Amazon.com Inc. He served as Senior Vice President, International Retail, from January 2007 until February 2012. From November 2001 to December 2006, Mr. Piacentini served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Retail and Marketing. From February 2000 until November 2001, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, International. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Piacentini was vice president and general manager of Apple Computer Europe, where he headed operations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Piacentini joined Apple Computer in 1987. He held several financial management positions both in Apple Italy and at a European level through 1993. Piacentini served as sales director for Apple Italy in 1994 and was promoted to the post of general manager for Apple Italy in May 1995. Mr. Piacentini holds a degree in economics from Bocconi University of Milan. An Italian national, he has traveled and worked across Europe, Asia and North America.

Jeffrey Wilke

Mr. Jeffrey A. Wilke is Senior Vice President - Consumer Business of Amazon.com Inc. He served as Senior Vice President, North America Retail, from January 2007 until February 2012. From January 2002 to December 2006, he was Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations. He joined Amazon.com as Vice President and General Manager, Operations in September, 1999. He left AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) where he was Vice-President and General Manager, Pharmaceutical Fine Chemicals. Jeff spent the preceding five years of operations leadership assignments in the chemical, polymer, and electronics industries. He graduate work (MBA and MS in Chemical Engineering) at MIT's Leaders For Manufacturing program where he focused on Total Quality and Process Improvement techniques. He also holds a BSE degree in Chemical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, from Princeton University.

Shelley Reynolds

Ms. Shelley L. Reynolds is Vice President - Worldwide Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of Amazon.com Inc., since April 2007. From February 2006 to April 2007, she was Vice President, Finance and Controller. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Ms. Reynolds was a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP since 1998.

David Zapolsky

Mr. David A. Zapolsky is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Amazon.com Inc. He has served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Litigation and Regulatory matters from April 2002 until September 2012.

Tom Alberg

Mr. Tom A. Alberg is Lead Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Alberg has been a managing director of Madrona Venture Group, LLC, a venture capital firm, since September 1999, and a principal in Madrona Investment Group, LLC, a private investment firm, since January 1996.

John Brown

Dr. John Seely Brown is Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Brown has served as a Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost at the University of Southern California since 1996 and as Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge since 2006. He was the Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation until April 2002, and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) until June 2000. Mr. Brown has served as a director of Corning Incorporated since February 1996, and of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. since February 1998. Mr. Brown was a director of Polycom, Inc. from August 1999 through August 2007.

William Gordon

Mr. William B. Gordon is Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Gordon has been a partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm, since June 2008. Mr. Gordon is a co-founder of Electronic Arts, Inc., a software and gaming company, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer from March 1998 to May 2008. Mr. Gordon has served as a director of Zynga Inc. since July 2008.

Jamie Gorelick

Ms. Jamie S. Gorelick is Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Ms. Gorelick has been a partner with the law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP since July 2003 and previously was Deputy Attorney General of the United States. Ms. Gorelick has been a director of United Technologies Corporation since February 2000 and was a director of Schlumberger Limited from April 2002 to June 2010.

Alain Monie

Mr. Alain Monie is Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Monié has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ingram Micro Inc., technology distributor, since January 2012, and was its President and Chief Operating Officer from November 2011 to January 2012. He was elected to Ingram Micro Inc.’s board of directors in November 2011. Mr. Monié was CEO of APRIL Management Pte. Ltd., a multinational industrial company based in Singapore, from August 2010 through October 2011. Before serving at APRIL Management Pte. Ltd., Mr. Monié was President and Chief Operating Officer of Ingram Micro Inc. from August 2007 to August 2010.

Jonathan Rubinstein

Mr. Jonathan J. Rubinstein is Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Rubinstein was Senior Vice President, Product Innovation, for the Personal Systems Group at the Hewlett-Packard Company (“HP”), a multinational information technology company, from July 2011 through January 2012, and served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Palm Global Business Unit, at HP from July 2010 through July 2011. Mr. Rubinstein was Chief Executive Officer and President of Palm, Inc., a smartphone manufacturer, from June 2009 until its acquisition by HP in July 2010, and Chairman of the Board of Palm, Inc. from October 2007 through the acquisition.

Thomas Ryder

Mr. Thomas O. Ryder is Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Mr. Ryder was Chairman of the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. from April 1998 to December 2006, and was Chief Executive Officer from April 1998 to December 2005. From 1984 to 1998, Mr. Ryder worked in several roles at American Express, including as President of American Express Travel Related Services International. Mr. Ryder has been a director of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. since April 2001, a director of RPX Corporation since December 2009, and a director of Quad/Graphics, Inc. since July 2010. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors at Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. from October 2007 to November 2009.

Patricia Stonesifer

Ms. Patricia Q. Stonesifer is Independent Director of Amazon.com Inc. Ms. Stonesifer has served as the President and CEO of Martha’s Table, a non-profit, since April 2013. She served as Chair of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution from January 2009 to January 2012 and as Vice Chair from January 2012 to January 2013. From September 2008 to January 2012, she served as senior advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a private philanthropic organization, where she was Chief Executive Officer from January 2006 to September 2008 and President and Co-chair from June 1997 to January 2006. Since September 2009, she has also served as a private philanthropy advisor. From 1988 to 1997, she worked in many roles at Microsoft Corporation, including as a Senior Vice President of the Interactive Media Division.
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