Amazon's new vice president: 1st Black woman to occupy position

Amazon's new vice president: 1st Black woman to occupy position

- Alicia Boler Davis has made history after getting appointed as the very 1st Black woman into the senior vice-president position at Amazon

- She was appointed in line with and as part of the renewed efforts for more inclusivity in the world-renowned company.

- Davis has also become the first African American and fourth female to join Amazon's prestigious S-team, a group of executives that advises its CEO, Jeff Bezos

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High-achieving Black lady, Alicia Boler Davis, has been elected into a position at Amazon that no Black woman has ever occupied in the company's 26-year history.

According to a report gathered chiefly from Blackbusiness.com, it is indicated that Davis becomes Amazon's Senior Vice President of Global Customer Fulfillment.

She was appointed in line with and as part of the renewed efforts for more inclusivity in the world-renowned company.

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Prior to the groundbreaking role, Davis served as the head of global manufacturing at General Motors Company before joining Amazon in 2019.

From now, the brilliant Black woman will be responsible for the worldwide network of over 175 Amazon fulfilment centres across 16 countries.

In addition, she will lead the worldwide network of Customer Service operations and technology, as well as the Sustainability, Product Safety, Security and Product Compliance teams.

With that, Davis has also become the first African American and fourth female to join Amazon's prestigious S-team, a group of executives that advises its CEO, Jeff Bezos, which had previously been largely consisted of white males.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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