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A new title at Amazon
Jeff Bezos made waves yesterday when he announced plans to step down as Amazon’s C.E.O. later this year, naming a top lieutenant, Andy Jassy, as his successor. Mr. Bezos will still exert a lot of influence as executive chairman of the e-commerce giant he founded, making the shift symbolically important but perhaps not a major practical change.
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