Amazon has appointed Alicia Boler Davis as its vice president of global customer fulfillment. Davis is the fourth female and the first Black woman to join the e-commerce giant’s senior leadership team.
Davis’ appointment has moved up Amazon’s diversity at the executive level. Beth Galetti, the senior vice president of human resources, used to be the only woman on the company’s so-called S-team. She was joined in December 2019 by Christine Beauchamp as head of Amazon Fashion and Colleen Aubrey as vice president of advertising. In 2019, Amazon also appointment Rosalind Brewer and Indra Nooyi to its board of directors. In terms of workforce diversity as of 2019, 57% of Amazon employees are men and almost 43% are women. In management positions, men account for nearly 73% and women only 28%. Almost 60% of managers are white and only 8.3% are black.