AMZN - Amazon.com, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD

Amazon.com, Inc.

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

SectorServices
IndustryCatalog & Mail Order Houses
Full Time Employees341,400

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Jeffrey P. BezosFounder, Pres, CEO & ChairmanN/AN/A53
Mr. Brian T. OlsavskySr. VP & CFON/AN/A53
Mr. Diego PiacentiniSr. VP of International Consumer Bus.(leave of absence)N/AN/A56
Mr. Jeffrey M. BlackburnSr. VP of Bus. Devel.174.68kN/A47
Mr. Jeffrey A. WilkeChief Exec. Officer of Worldwide ConsumerN/AN/A50
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. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through 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. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo; 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, the company 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, it provides compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual 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 October 4, 2017 is 6. 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.