Diego Piacentini

Diego Piacentini has served as Senior Vice President International of Amazon.com since joining the company in February 2000 and is a member of the Amazon.com executive team; he is responsible for all International retail operations in Asia and Europe.

Prior to joining Amazon.com, Diego was Vice President and General Manager of Apple Computer Europe. He joined Apple Computer in 1987 and was promoted to the post of General Manager for Apple Europe in 1997. Before joining Apple Computer, he held a financial management position at Fiat Impresit in Italy.

Diego serves on the advisory boards of the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Diego is also on the board of the Maasai Association (www.maasai-association.org) supporting their education and health initiatives in Kenya.

Diego holds a degree in economics from Bocconi University of Milan. An Italian national, he has traveled and worked across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

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