Internal Amazon Email Reveals Exec Shuffle As Charlie Bell Exits

  • Amazon Web Services is reshuffling executives beneath new CEO Adam Selipsky.
  • Selipsky introduced a collection of modifications in an electronic mail to VPs earlier this week.
  • 23-year cloud vet Charlie Bell is leaving, kicking off different management modifications.

Amazon Web Services is reshuffling executives within the wake of longtime cloud govt Charlie Bell’s departure, in keeping with an inside electronic mail considered by Insider.

Amazon’s new cloud CEO Adam Selipsky notified AWS VPs on Monday afternoon about Bell’s plans to go away the corporate after 23 years. Bell’s departure is the latest in an “exodus” of VPs at Amazon, and comes through the firm’s most vital management shift as former AWS CEO Andy Jassy replaces founding CEO Jeff Bezos as the pinnacle of Amazon general.

Amazon has but to answer a request for extra data. The Information previously reported on Bell’s departure and CRN previously reported on the email.

Selipsky’s electronic mail reveals that AWS gross sales chief Matt Garman, its de-facto chief working officer, will now oversee AWS help vice chairman Justin Brindley-Koonce, AWS managed providers vice chairman John Brigden, and AWS director Ryan Mackle.

It additionally says that longtime AWS govt Peter DeSantis, who’s a member of Amazon’s general “S-team” management crew, is taking on utility computing whereas Prasad Kalyanaraman will lead Infrastructure and Network Services, the e-mail states. Both executives will report on to Selipsky. 

DeSantis’ new stories will embody Annapurna Labs founder Bilic Hrvoye, AWS Elemental normal supervisor Alex Dunlap, vice chairman of productiveness functions Peter Hill, AWS Enterprise Applications normal supervisor Stephen Johnson, Amazon Honeycode director Meera Vaidyanathan, and Amazon Honeycode head of engineering Liang Chen. Curt Ohrt, whose LinkedIn profile lists the title of “technology VP,” will proceed reporting to Peter “as he explores his subsequent function,” in keeping with Selipsky’s electronic mail.

Meanwhile, Kalyanaraman, most not too long ago AWS Network Services vice chairman, could have new stories together with vice chairman of infrastructure operations Chris Vonderhaar, AWS Infrastructure Hardware vice chairman Ahmed Shihab, and vice chairman of procurement Jens Gruenkemeier. AWS provide chain expertise director Jonathan Norwood and software program engineering director Dave Wood may also report back to Kalyanaraman.

Director of information heart design engineering Eric Wilcox will now report back to Vonderhaar and information heart methods senior supervisor Elizabeth Katcoff and her group will report back to AWS Infrastructure software program director Josh Koppelman, who may also report back to Kalyanaraman.

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