Amazon Hires Ex-White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

ay Carney, White House press secretary, holds his second daily briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011.

Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc. hired former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to head a new global corporate affairs department, consolidating the online retailer’s lobbying and public-relations efforts.

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