SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 2, 2021
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ITEM 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.
On February 2, 2021, Amazon.com, Inc. announced its fourth quarter 2020 and year ended December 31, 2020 financial results. A copy of the press release containing the announcement is included as Exhibit 99.1 and additional information regarding the inclusion of non-GAAP financial measures in certain of Amazon.com, Inc.’s public disclosures, including its fourth quarter 2020 and year ended December 31, 2020 financial results announcement, is included as Exhibit 99.2. Both of these exhibits are incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 5.02. DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.
On February 2, 2021, Amazon.com, Inc. announced that Jeffrey P. Bezos plans to transition to the role of Executive Chair in the third quarter of 2021 and continue to serve as a director of Amazon.com, Inc. Andrew R. Jassy, currently CEO Amazon Web Services, will succeed Mr. Bezos as Amazon’s Chief Executive Officer and President in the third quarter of 2021. Mr. Jassy joined Amazon in 1997 and has held numerous leadership roles across Amazon. He has led Amazon Web Services since its inception as Senior Vice President from April 2006 until April 2016 and as its CEO since April 2016.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AMAZON.COM, INC. (REGISTRANT)|
|By:||/s/ Brian T. Olsavsky|
|Brian T. Olsavsky|
|Senior Vice President and|
Chief Financial Officer
Dated: February 2, 2021