Amazon is adding three new members to the company’s senior leadership group, better known as the “S-team,” the executives who meet regularly with CEO Jeff Bezos and make key strategic decisions for the tech and e-commerce giant.
The additions are part of a major leadership transition, with Amazon Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke announcing Friday that he will retire in the first quarter of next year. He’ll be replaced by Dave Clark, currently senior vice president of worldwide operations.
Joining the S-team are Dave Treadwell, Alicia Boler Davis, and John Felton. All three will keep their titles, but their status inside the company will be elevated amid the shifts by Clark and Wilke.
“This caps years of effort to develop incredibly capable leaders across our Consumer business,” Wilke wrote in a memo to staff Friday.
- Boler Davis is vice president of global customer fulfillment. She joined Amazon in 2019 after a 24-year career at General Motors, where she held numerous executive roles including EVP of global manufacturing and labor relations.
- Felton is vice president of global delivery services. He’s a 16-year Amazon vet and oversees the company’s growing delivery arm. He previously served as head of finance for Clark’s worldwide operations team.
- Treadwell is vice president of Ecommerce Foundation. Before joining Amazon in 2016, he spent more than 27 years at Microsoft as a corporate vice president. “Tread” helps manage the underlying technical architecture that powers company’s online store.
In a memo to Amazon employees on Friday, Bezos congratulated the new S-team members, saying, “I look forward to inventing with you.”
The prestigious team manages Amazon’s day-to-day operations across the company and regularly meets with Bezos to discuss critical business decisions. The expanded leadership team will now have 26 executives, including Wilke, who will remain until the transition next year.
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Here’s the full list of the S-team, with the new changes we’ve reported above.
Jeff Bezos — CEO of Amazon
Jeff Wilke — CEO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer
Andy Jassy — CEO of Amazon Web Services
Dave Limp — SVP, Amazon devices, digital management
Brian Olsavsky — SVP & CFO
David Zapolsky — SVP & general counsel
Beth Galetti — SVP, Human Resources
Jay Carney — SVP, Corporate Affairs
Dave Clark — SVP, Worldwide Operations
Doug Herrington — SVP, North America Consumer
Russ Grandinetti — SVP, International Consumer
Charlie Bell — SVP Utility Computing Services
Paul Kotas — SVP, Amazon Advertising
Tom Taylor — SVP, Alexa Management
Amit Agarwal — SVP and country manager, Amazon India
Peter DeSantis — VP of global infrastructure and customer support
Neil Lindsay — VP, Worldwide Prime & Marketing
Rohit Prasad — VP & Head Scientist, Alexa
Colleen Aubrey — VP, Performance Advertising
Matt Garman — VP, Amazon Web Services Compute Services
Christine Beauchamp — VP, Amazon Fashion
Peter Krawiec — VP, worldwide corporate development
Mike Hopkins — SVP, Amazon Video and Studios
Alicia Boler Davis, VP, global customer fulfillment
John Felton, VP, global delivery services
Dave Treadwell, VP, Ecommerce Foundation