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Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Bezos

53 2000 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Brian Olsavsky

53 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Andrew Jassy

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Web Services

Jeffrey Wilke

50 2016 Chief Executive Officer - Worldwide Consumer

David Zapolsky

53 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jeffrey Blackburn

47 2006 Senior Vice President - Business Development

Shelley Reynolds

52 2007 Vice President, Worldwide Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Patricia Stonesifer

60 2016 Lead Independent Director

Tom Alberg

77 2016 Independent Director

John Brown

76 2004 Independent Director

Jamie Gorelick

66 2012 Independent Director

Daniel Huttenlocher

58 2016 Independent Director

Judith McGrath

64 2014 Independent Director

Jonathan Rubinstein

60 2010 Independent Director

Thomas Ryder

72 2011 Independent Director

Wendell Weeks

57 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Bezos

Mr. Jeffrey P. (Jeff) Bezos serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He 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.

Brian Olsavsky

Mr. Brian T. Olsavsky is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since June 2015, Vice President, Finance for the Global Consumer Business from December 2011 to June 2015, and numerous financial leadership roles across Amazon with global responsibility since April 2002.

Andrew Jassy

Mr. Andrew R. Jassy is Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Web Services of the Company. He has served as CEO Amazon Web Services since April 2016, and Senior Vice President, Amazon Web Services, from April 2006 until April 2016.

Jeffrey Wilke

Mr. Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Wilke is Chief Executive Officer - Worldwide Consumer of the Company. He has served as CEO Worldwide Consumer since April 2016, Senior Vice President, Consumer Business, from February 2012 until April 2016, and as Senior Vice President, North America Retail, from January 2007 until February 2012.

David Zapolsky

Mr. David A. Zapolsky is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary since May 2014, Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary from September 2012 to May 2014, and as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Litigation and Regulatory matters from April 2002 until September 2012.

Jeffrey Blackburn

Mr. Jeffrey M. Blackburn is Senior Vice President - Business Development of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice President, Business Development, since April 2006.

Shelley Reynolds

Ms. Shelley L. Reynolds is Vice President - Worldwide Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. She has served as Vice President, Worldwide Controller, and Principal Accounting Officer since April 2007.

Patricia Stonesifer

Ms. Patricia Q. Stonesifer is Lead Independent Director of the Company. She has been a director since February 1997. 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, and also served as the Chairwoman of the Gates Learning Foundation from 1997 to 1999.

Tom Alberg

Mr. Tom A. Alberg is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since June 1996. 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. Prior to co-founding Madrona Investment Group, Mr. Alberg served as president of LIN Broadcasting Corporation, Executive Vice President of McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., and Executive Vice President of AT&T Wireless Services. Previously, he was chair of the Executive Committee and Partner at Perkins Coie, the Northwest’s largest law firm. Mr. Alberg has served as a director of Impinj, Inc. since September 2000. Mr. Alberg’s individual qualifications and skills as a director include his experience as a venture capitalist investing in technology companies, through which he gained experience with emerging technologies, his experience as a lawyer, his knowledge of Amazon from having served as a director since 1996, as well as his customer experience skills and skills relating to financial statement and accounting matters.

John Brown

Dr. John Seely Brown is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since June 2004. Mr. Brown has served as a Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost at the University of Southern California (“USC”) since 1996 and as Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge since 2006. He held various scientific research positions at Xerox Corporation, from 1978 until 2002, including Chief Scientist until April 2002 and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (“PARC”) until June 2000. Mr. Brown served as a director of Corning Incorporated from February 1996 to April 2014, and served as a director of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. from February 1998 to February 2013. Mr. Brown’s individual qualifications and skills as a director include his experience in senior positions with USC, a leading university, and Xerox PARC, a technology research facility, his role as Chief Scientist at Xerox Corporation, a global technology company, through which he gained experience with emerging technologies, as well as his customer experience skills.

Jamie Gorelick

Ms. Jamie S. Gorelick, J.D. is Independent Director of the Company. She has been a director since February 2012. Ms. Gorelick has been a partner with the law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP since July 2003. She has held numerous positions in the U.S. government, serving as Deputy Attorney General of the United States, General Counsel of the Department of Defense, Assistant to the Secretary of Energy, and a member of the bipartisan National Commission on Terrorist Threats Upon the United States. Ms. Gorelick has served as a director of VeriSign, Inc. since January 2015, a director of United Technologies Corporation from February 2000 to December 2014, and a director of Schlumberger Limited from April 2002 to June 2010. Ms. Gorelick’s individual qualifications and skills as a director include her experience as a lawyer, her leadership experience in senior governmental positions, including experience with regulatory and compliance matters, as well as her customer experience skills and skills relating to public policy and financial statement and accounting matters.

Daniel Huttenlocher

Dr. Daniel P. Huttenlocher is Independent Director of the Company. He has been Dean and Vice Provost, Cornell Tech at Cornell University since 2012, and has worked for Cornell University since 1988 in various positions. Mr. Huttenlocher has served as a director of Corning Incorporated since February 2015. Mr. Huttenlocher’s individual qualifications and skills as a director include his experience in senior positions at Cornell University, a leading university, Cornell Tech, a research, technology commercialization, and graduate-level educational facility, and Xerox PARC, a technology research facility, through which he gained experience with emerging technologies, as well as his customer experience skills.

Judith McGrath

Ms. Judith A. McGrath is Independent Director of the Company. She has been the President of Astronauts Wanted * No experience necessary, a multimedia joint venture between Ms. McGrath and Sony Music Entertainment, since June 2013. Ms. McGrath served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks Company, a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc., from July 2004 until May 2011. Ms. McGrath’s individual qualifications and skills as a director include her leadership and multimedia operations experience as a senior executive of MTV Networks Company through which she gained experience with media and entertainment companies, entrepreneurial experience in her role at Astronauts Wanted * No experience necessary, as well as her customer experience skills.

Jonathan Rubinstein

Mr. Jonathan J. Rubinstein is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since December 2010. Mr. Rubinstein was co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, LP, a global investment management firm, from May 2016 to April 2017. Previously, 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 to January 2012, and served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Palm Global Business Unit, at HP from July 2010 to 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. Prior to joining Palm, Mr. Rubinstein was a Senior Vice President at Apple Inc., also serving as the General Manager of the iPod Division. Mr. Rubinstein served as a director of Qualcomm Incorporated from May 2013 to May 2016. Mr. Rubinstein’s individual qualifications and skills as a director include his leadership and technology experience as a senior executive at large financial and technology companies, through which he gained experience with hardware devices and emerging technologies, as well as his customer experience skills and skills relating to financial statement and accounting matters.

Thomas Ryder

Mr. Thomas O. Ryder is Independent Director of the Company. He 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 RPX Corporation since December 2009, a director of Quad/Graphics, Inc. since July 2010, and a director of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. since May 2016. He was a director of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. from April 2001 to September 2016 and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. from October 2007 to November 2009. Mr. Ryder’s individual qualifications and skills as a director include his leadership experience as a senior executive of Reader’s Digest, a large media and publishing company, and American Express, a large financial services company, through which he gained experience with intellectual property, media, enterprise sales, payments, and international operations, as well as his customer experience skills and skills relating to financial statement and accounting matters.

Wendell Weeks

Mr. Wendell P. Weeks is Independent Director of the Company. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Corning Incorporated, a materials science and specialty glass company, since April 2005 and President since December 2010, where he has also served as the Chairman of its board of directors since April 2007. Mr. Weeks has served in various roles at Corning Incorporated since 1983. Mr. Weeks has served as a director of Merck & Co., Inc. since February 2004.

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