The latest annual report for the Amazon.com, Inc. was released on 14th December, 2010 and covers 2009 financial year. The year officially ended or dates 31st December 2009. The report is titled ‘2009 Annual Report’ and begins with a brief statement addressed to its shareholders. Like the last thirteen annual reports since the year 1997, the report contains a brief statement as a letter directed to the firm’s shareowners which bears a signature of the firm’s founder: Jeffrey P. Bezos. The statement also shows an executive post of Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) being held by the mentioned Amazon.com founder. Both statements are countersigned by the C.E.O (Amazon.com, 2010).