Amazon.com's head of web services earned more than CEO


Leading the fastest-growing and most profitable division of Amazon.com is paying off for Andrew Jassy.   The head of Amazon Web Services, which includes the company’s cloud business, received $35.

4 million in stock and about $179,000 in salary and a 401(k) match, according to a regulatory filing from the Seattle-based company Wednesday. The shares rose in value to about $54 million as of Tuesday’s close. Jassy, promoted to a new CEO role for the division a year ago, was the company’s top-paid employee among.

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