May 24, 2024

Dave Limp, the 13-year Amazon veteran who lately resigned, has been tapped to take the highest job at Blue Origin.

Limp shocked the business when he introduced he was resigning from Amazon after 13 years on the firm, the place he led the division liable for Alexa, Echo, and different shopper units. On the time of the announcement, Limp stated he was uncertain what the long run held, but it surely wouldn’t be within the shopper house.

Based on CNBC, it seems that future entails literal house, with Limp poised to develop into CEO of Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ house firm. The outlet noticed memos written by present CEO Bob Smith and proprietor Jeff Bezos informing staff of Smith’s impending retirement. The memo additionally indicated Limp would exchange Smith.

CNBC reached out to Blue Origin for remark, with the corporate praising Limp as “a confirmed innovator with a customer-first mindset,” with “in depth expertise within the high-tech business and rising extremely advanced organizations.”

Based on the memos, Smith will retire on December 4, though he’ll stay till at the very least January 2 to assist facilitate a easy transition.