Factbox: The challenges facing Amazon’s new CEO, Andy Jassy

Andy Jassy, CEO Amazon Web Services, speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

July 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Monday got a new chief executive: Andy Jassy, the mastermind behind its lucrative cloud computing division, who succeeds company founder Jeff Bezos.

Here’s a look at the business Jassy is taking over and the challenges that await him on the job.

MORE THAN THE ‘EVERYTHING STORE’

* Bezos incorporated Amazon exactly 27 years ago. The internet bookseller he founded out of a garage has morphed into a purveyor of virtually any consumer good, online and in physical stores. It has grown far beyond even that: Jassy built an enormously profitable and market-leading business, Amazon Web Services, that runs data centers serving a wide range of corporate computing needs. Amazon is also expanding further afield into Hollywood and healthcare.

* Amazon’s stock started out…

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