After more than 20 years with GE, Mr. Szkutak joined Amazon.com in October 2002 to serve as the company's chief financial officer and senior vice president. As CFO he oversees the company's overall financial activities, including controllership, tax, treasury, analysis, investor relations, internal audit and financial operations.
Before joining Amazon.com, Szkutak served as CFO for GE Lighting, where he managed a division with $3 billion in annual revenue and more than 33,000 employees around the world. Prior to being named CFO of GE Lighting, Szkutak oversaw the GE Plastics finance operations for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. In addition, he was executive vice president of finance for GE Investments in Stamford, Connecticut.
Szkutak received a BS in finance from Boston University, where he graduated magna cum laude.