The founder of Amazon has left the post of CEO of the company

To devote more time to his charitable foundation Bezos Earth Fund, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has left the post of CEO of the company.

Bezos has led the company for 27 years since its founding. Now he will be replaced by Andrew Jesse, who previously headed Amazon Web Services.

«As chairman, I intend to focus on new products. Andy is well-known inside the company and has been working at Amazon almost as long as I have. He will be an outstanding leader, and I have full confidence in him»,- Bezos wrote.

According to Forbes, Bezos is the richest man in the world. His fortune is estimated at $201.8 billion.