Inside Amazon’s Transfer of Power

Jeff Bezos will remain involved in 'many large, one-way door issues'

Jeff Bezos will assume the role of executive chair in Q3. Brent Lewis/Getty Images

Only Amazon could upstage its own earnings announcement with a bombshell about the future of the company. But that’s what happened Tuesday when the platform’s Q4 results were overshadowed by news of Jeff Bezos stepping down as CEO this summer.

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