AMZN - Amazon.com, Inc.

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Amazon.com, Inc.

410 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
206-266-1000
http://www.amazon.com

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustrySpecialty Retail
Full Time Employees575,700

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Jeffrey P. BezosFounder, Chairman, Pres & CEON/AN/A1964
Mr. Brian T. OlsavskySr. VP & CFON/AN/A1964
Mr. Jeffrey M. BlackburnSr. VP of Bus. Devel.174.68kN/A1970
Mr. Jeffrey A. WilkeChief Exec. Officer of Worldwide ConsumerN/AN/A1967
Mr. Andrew R. JassyChief Exec. Officer of Amazon Web ServicesN/AN/A1968
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. It sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through physical stores and retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. As of September 4, 2018, Amazon.com, Inc. operated three Amazon Go cashier less convenience stores in Seattle. The company also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo devices; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online service that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, it offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, the company provides compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreement services. Additionally, it offers Amazon Prime, a membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Corporate Governance

Amazon.com, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.