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  1. Jeff Bezos is stepping down. He will be replaced as Amazon CEO by AWS CEO Andy Jassy, but take on an executive chair role at the firm.
  2. Bezos says he will use the extra time to focus on non-Amazon activities. These include his charitable fund, his climate fund, his space firm Blue Origin, and the newspaper he owns, The Washington Post.
  3. Exclusive: Over a dozen Amazon insiders described Andy Jassy’s leadership style. People who have worked with Jassy, who turned 53 in January, describe him as a genuinely nice person who nevertheless sets high expectations for his people and expects them to rise to the challenge.

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