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February 4, 2019
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ITEM 5.02. DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.
On February 4, 2019, the Board of Directors of Amazon.com, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Rosalind G. Brewer as a director of the Company, and also appointed her to the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee of the Board. Ms. Brewer has been the Group President, Americas and Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks Corporation since October 2017, where she has also served as a director since March 2017. From February 2012 to February 2017, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sam’s Club, a membership-only retail warehouse club and a division of Walmart Inc., and from 2006 to January 2012, she served in numerous leadership positions at various regional business units for Walmart. She served as a director of Lockheed Martin Corporation from April 2011 to October 2017. In connection with her election, Ms. Brewer was granted a restricted stock unit award under the Company’s 1997 Stock Incentive Plan for 570 shares of common stock of the Company, to vest in three equal annual installments beginning on February 15, 2020, assuming continued service as a director. Ms. Brewer also entered into an indemnification agreement with the Company in the same form its other directors have entered, which is filed as an exhibit to Amendment No. 1, filed April 21, 1997, to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (Registration No. 333-23795).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
AMAZON.COM, INC. (REGISTRANT)
/s/ David A. Zapolsky
David A. Zapolsky
Senior Vice President
Dated: February 4, 2019