Vincent Boland: Bezos sets his sights on the stars but will keep a watchful eye on Jassy

The Amazon founder is stepping down as ceo to devote more time to the Washington Post and his ambitions of space flight, yet he will still monitor his successor closely

7th February, 2021
Vincent Boland: Bezos sets his sights on the stars but will keep a watchful eye on Jassy
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is worth nearly $200 billion and is the world’s second-richest person, behind the electric car tycoon Elon Musk. Photo: Getty

Jeff Bezos is leaving the building. No, wait. The founder of Amazon, the online retail behemoth, is stepping down as chief executive later this year and will take on the role of executive chairman. He is not leaving the building. But he is definitely moving his office a little further down the C-suite corridor.

Since everything that Bezos and Amazon do is news, his new job title created waves. That is to be expected of...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Related Stories

Uninest wins approval to convert 571 student beds to tourist accommodation

Companies Eva Short 10 hours ago

Smurfit Kappa moves to offset paper shortage

Companies Lorcan Allen 5 days ago