Promotions and New Hires at Amazon,, and Gorilla Logic

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Gorilla Logic Hires Global Talent Exec
Tess MandersonTess Manderson has joined Gorilla Logic as vice president of global talent operations. Gorilla Logic designs, builds, tests, launches, and manages everything from mobile and web apps to enterprise backends and product ecosystems and serves industry leaders in media, financial services, retail, medicine, government, aerospace and transportation Manderson was at Hunter Technical Resources for close to five years and was most recently a regional vice president.

Internal Promotion at Amazon
Amazon Restaurant’s business unit has promoted Jason Young to head of sales and operations for the group. Before joining Amazon Restaurants, Young was a part of the payments group as a senior manager and eight years at Amazon. Young’s promotion and focus on restaurants comes as Amazon is doubling down with on-demand services. His role to expand sales and bring on merchants is critical to customer experience with many options out there. Amazon is competing directly with Uber, DoorDash, and Yelp in the food delivery space. Loses Revenue Lead To veteran, Michael Davis, has left his post as vice president of sales & business development at Davis was with for four years before joining as vice president of sales and business development.


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geoff michenerGeoffrey Michener is the co-founder of ProspectWise and head of agency relations at Matchcraft.