Amazon CFO and TKE Frater Brian Olsavsky

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From TKE to CFO of Amazon.com, Brian T. Olsavsky ’85 is making Pi Chapter proud with his accomplishments. Taking over as CFO in June 2015, this Frater exemplifies what it means to be successful and undoubtedly uses the skills learned at 346 E. Prospect Ave. still today

Mr. Olsavsky joined Amazon.com in April 2002. Most recently he served as Vice President, Finance and CFO for the Global Consumer Business, and he became Senior Vice President and CFO in June 2015. As CFO of Amazon.com, he oversees the company's overall financial activities, including controllership, tax, treasury, analysis, investor relations, internal audit and financial operations.

In his role as Vice President, Finance and CFO for the Global Consumer Business, Mr. Olsavsky had oversight and responsibility for the finance team supporting Amazon.com websites, merchant platforms, and fulfillment operations and subsidiaries. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Olsavsky was Vice President, Finance for Amazon's North America retail business unit and acquisitions, and from 2002 to 2007 Mr. Olsavsky led the finance departments for Amazon's Worldwide Operations organization. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Mr. Olsavsky spent seven years at Fisher Scientific, where he held a variety of financial and business management roles, and a total of eight years at BF Goodrich and Union Carbide, where he held a variety of financial and operational roles. Mr. Olsavsky received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State and an MBA in Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.

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