Amazon has announced that Panos Panay, the former head of Microsoft’s product division, will be joining Amazon as the head of the Devices & Services business. This appointment comes under the leadership of CEO Andy Jassy and Panay will be part of the S-team, a special group responsible for overseeing the company’s overall business, as rumored earlier.
Panay will be taking over the position from Dave Limp, who announced his retirement from the role. He will begin his tenure at Amazon in October, taking over from Limp and continuing the delivery of ongoing projects.
Dave Limp expressed his confidence in Panay, stating that they have known each other for many years and believing that he has the ability to lead the organization and the team forward.
TLDR: Panos Panay, former head of Microsoft’s product division, will be joining Amazon as the head of Devices & Services, working under CEO Andy Jassy. He will replace Dave Limp and is expected to start in October. Limp expressed his trust in Panay’s leadership abilities.