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Amazon VP to lead Italian PM's digital tech office

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Amazon has announced that one of its top executives – senior vice president of international consumer business Diego Piacentini – will take a two-year leave of absence to lead Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi's digital technology office. "After 16 years at Amazon, it's a way for me to give back to the country in which I was born and lived for 40 years of my life," said Piacentini, who will move to Rome this summer and work pro bono during his 24-month stint. 

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Companies: Amazon / Apple
Countries: Italy
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