Leaked Amazon Web Services email reveals cloud executive shuffle as 23-year company veteran Charlie Bell departs

AWS CEO Adam Selipsky.

  • Amazon Web Services is reshuffling executives beneath new CEO Adam Selipsky.
  • Selipsky introduced a sequence of modifications in an email to VPs earlier this week.
  • 23-year cloud vet Charlie Bell is leaving, kicking off different management modifications.
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Amazon Web Services is reshuffling executives within the wake of longtime cloud executive Charlie Bell’s departure, in response to an inner email considered by Insider.

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

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

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

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

DeSantis’ new experiences will embrace Annapurna Labs founder Bilic Hrvoye, AWS Elemental common supervisor Alex Dunlap, vp of productiveness functions Peter Hill, AWS Enterprise Applications common 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 response to Selipsky’s email.

Meanwhile, Kalyanaraman, most not too long ago AWS Network Services vp, may have new experiences together with vp of infrastructure operations Chris Vonderhaar, AWS Infrastructure Hardware vp Ahmed Shihab, and vp of procurement Jens Gruenkemeier. AWS provide chain know-how director Jonathan Norwood and software program engineering director Dave Wood may even report back to Kalyanaraman.

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

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