3 Analysts Weigh-in: what are Andy Jassy’s Top Priorities as Amazon’s New CEO?

3 Analysts Weigh-in: what are Andy Jassy’s Top Priorities as Amazon’s New CEO?

It’s not easy to follow a founder and CEO bigger than the life of an iconic company, but he faced off this week when former WS CEO Andy Jesse resigned as executive chairman to take over for Jeff Bezos. As the No. 2 Hanko of the Fortune 500, Jassi must face countless challenges. How he handles these challenges will determine his tenure as an online retail giant? We asked several analysts to identify the top issues that need to be addressed in its new role.

Robin Audi, an analyst at Canalys, said the transition was well-managed and showed investors and the rest of the world that it was going to be a big priority for Jassi to do business as usual at Amazon. He said that Satya Nadela was not facing him when he took over as CEO of Microsoft in 2014. “The biggest thing is that you’re following Jeff Bezos, so his most talked about issue is stability and continuity.… The eyes of the world are on that legacy. 

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3 Analysts Weigh-in: what are Andy Jassy’s Top Priorities as Amazon’s New CEO?

Forrester analyst Sucharita Kodali said Jassi’s biggest job was simply to keep the revenue train rolling. “I think the biggest thing to do is just keep up the pace the company has had over the last few years. He needs to make sure they don’t lose it. If he does, I mean, he will win,” he said. As an online retailer, the company prospered during the SeaWide, earning $366 billion in 2020, $100 billion more than the previous year. Since Jassi takes charge and things get back to something close to normal, will he be able to keep this earning pedal close to the metal?

We asked several analysts to identify the top issues that need to be addressed in its new role. He said that Satya Nadela was not facing him when he took over as CEO of Microsoft in 2014.

“The biggest thing is that you’re following Jeff Bezos, so his most talked about problem is stability and continuity. Forrester analyst Sucharita Kodali said Jassi’s biggest job is just to keep the revenue train rolling.” The pace the company has had over the years is simply continuing.

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