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2019: A year of celebration

And like all good gifts, this year needs to be wrapped up as well. Read on to learn more about Amazon India’s reasons to celebrate 2019:

'I can feel the entrepreneurial spirit & optimism of India'

We caught up with John Felton, VP - Global Delivery Services/Global Customer Fulfilment, during his visit to Amazon India's Operations sites to get his perspective on the India business.

'I foresee the Renewed proposition in India being even bigger than in the US!'

Nicholas Denissen, Vice President, Marketplace New Businesses (Amazon) speaks about the huge potential of Amazon Renewed in India even as he shares his love for flying, spicy South Indian food and lots more...

'The Indian spirit of innovation is making possible so many exciting offerings for Indian consumers '

Dressed in a traditional Indian kurta, Jamil Ghani, VP, Prime & Marketing International, posed with Amazon India's Prime head Akshay Sahi, before he settled down for a Q&A and told us what amazes him about India, what work life balance means to him, which are his favourite leadership principles and lots more...

'Our India team has led the way in innovating for solutions to complicated problems'

As Dave Clark, SVP, Worldwide Operations, Amazon, rounds up his India visit, he tells us why he thinks India is ready for a terrific Diwali, what India-first innovations he is impressed with and lots more...

'Once you’re used to being able to go right from one episode to the next, you’re permanently spoiled'

In a Q&A with Amazon Stories, James Farrell, Head of Content, Prime Video (APAC), speaks about binge watching, cracking the content code for India, his favourite films and more…

'The genius of Echo devices is that their UI transcends generations'

On his recent visit to India, Jay Carney, SVP, Global Corporate Affairs speaks about the India teams, why he loves the Echo and more…

'I am inspired by the energy of the teams in India'

For Russell Grandinetti, SVP International Consumer, Amazon, India is not new. We caught up with him for a quick Q&A to ask him about the India business, the growth story and more. Excerpts from the interview:

When I think of India, I think of all the technology that's built out of here: Jeff Wilke

Whether it was interacting with kids at a Community centre or taking questions from employees at the All hands, or from those at AMAZEWIT (Amazon’s Women in technology conference), we capture some special moments of Jeff Wilke’s (CEO, Amazon, Consumer Worldwide) maiden visit to India

Diwali ain’t foreign anymore to these Amazonians!

As we get ready to light up our homes with diyas, we at Amazon are also celebrating diversity and inclusiveness. We speak to some Amazonians who aren’t from India, but are soaking in the festive spirit!
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