Amazon’s head of consumer business Dave Clark resigns

ByElizabeth J. Bohn

Jun 10, 2022 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Inc. veteran govt Dave Clark, who oversaw the consumer company that includes the on-line retail procedure, is stepping down.

“To all I have experienced the honor of performing with: thank you for building it so a great deal enjoyable to arrive to operate just about every working day for 23 decades to invent interesting, astounding factors for consumers,” Clark tweeted on Friday.

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Clark’s departure indicators that CEO Andy Jassy is searching for alterations in the company’s customer division, which overbuilt in the course of the pandemic and left Amazon saddled with excess warehouse area.

The firm spooked buyers in April following reporting a weak revenue outlook, and Amazon has due to the fact started hunting to sublet millions of sq. feet of warehouse area, Bloomberg has reported. 

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“The earlier number of several years have been amongst the most complicated and unpredictable we’ve faced in the history of Amazon’s Shopper company, and I’m notably appreciative of Dave’s management during that time,” Jassy stated in a assertion. “As we shared very last week for the duration of our once-a-year shareholder meeting, we nonetheless have more operate in entrance of us to get to in which we ultimately want to be in our Consumer company. 

“To that stop, we’re hoping to be thoughtful in our plans for Dave’s succession and any variations we make. I anticipate to be ready with an update for you more than the next couple of months.”

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