Wei GaoThe Amazon executives who helped lead the company’s grocery business left the Seattle tech giant after more than 16 years. Business insider The departure was first reported, which occurred after a series of other executives who had left in recent months. Gao has held multiple positions at Amazon, including as a technical consultant to Jeff Bezos from July 2018 to January 2020. Bezos’ previous “shadows” include Andy Jassy, the former CEO of Amazon Web Services, who replaced Bezos as the company’s CEO last month; Amit Agarwal, who runs Amazon India; and others. Gao is the second woman appointed to this position.