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Amazon's second-largest employee shareholder explains why he's working for the Italian government for free (AMZN)

Diego Piacentini is the SVP of Amazon's international consumer business and the second-largest employee shareholder after founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. But after spending 16 years at Amazon, Piacentini announced in February that he'd be taking a two-year leave to work for the Italian government — for free. At the time, he said he wanted to "give back" to the country he was born and raised in by bringing back some of the lessons he's learned at Amazon.
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