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Amazon names grocery veteran to head consumer business

June 22, 2022

Herrington brings a wealth of online retail experience to his new role, which will put him in charge of a large chunk of Amazon’s operations, including the delivery infrastructure that sits at the heart of the e-commerce giant’s business.

Herrington has served as senior vice president of Amazon’s North American consumer operations since 2015, according to his LinkedIn profile. He launched the company’s AmazonFresh grocery business in 2007, two years after joining the company to develop its consumables business, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said in announcing Herrington’s appointment.

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