Who's in charge at Amazon? Moves on secretive S Team signal tech giant's priorities
FILE PHOTO - Amazon President, Chairman and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the Business Insider's "Ignition Future of Digital" conference in New York, U.S. on December 2, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Jeff Bezos can’t set Amazon’s course by himself.Since its early days, the founder and chief executive has worked with a small team of Amazon’s senior executives to disseminate his ideas, shape company culture, solve emerging problems and set high-level goals — an annual process that concludes in the early part of each year.The senior leadership team — or S Team — added seven people in 2019 and saw two longtime members depart. That’s a significant change and expansion of a group including some of the company’s longest-tenured executives, but which Amazon rarely talks about.Now numbering 22 peop...


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