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For Amazon’s Andy Jassy, a cleanup job just got a lot bigger

Andy Jassy, President and CEO of Amazon, at The New York Times DealBook Summit in New York, on Nov. 30, 2022. Jassy replaced Jeff Bezos as Amazon’s chief executive two years ago; on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, the FTC accused the internet giant of protecting an online retail monopoly and forcing higher prices onto consumers. (Victor Llorente/The New York Times)

Andy Jassy joins other Big Tech chief executives who have taken control of enormous businesses from idiosyncratic founders at difficult moments.

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