Amazon brings back former executive to run cloud business

Amazon says it’s bringing back a former executive to run its cloud-computing unit, which has become the online shopping giant’s most profitable business

NEW YORK -- Amazon said Tuesday that it’s bringing back a former executive to run its cloud-computing unit, which has become the online shopping giant's most profitable business.

Seattle-based Amazon said that Selipsky worked at AWS for 11 years before leaving in 2016 to run software company Tableau, which was later bought by cloud-based software company Salesforce.