Published: Thu, August 31, 2017
Money | By Charlene Sutton

Uber's CEO pick is no fan of Trump

Uber's CEO pick is no fan of Trump

The ride-hailing company said it's cooperating with USA investigators looking into whether employees violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Khosrowshahi, who will attend an all-hands meeting Wednesday at Uber headquarters with his new employees, was candid about the challenges he will face in a note to the employees he is leaving behind at Expedia.

In an email sent to Uber employees two days after offering him the job, the company's board of directors confirmed Khosrowshahi's appointment.

"This company has to change", Khosrowshahi said in his remarks, according to the company.

Benchmark responded a week later, excoriating Mr. Kalanick's motion as a "facile response" that did "not dispute the overwhelming factual basis for Benchmark 's allegations".

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Lawyers for Uber Technologies Inc. co-founder Travis Kalanick are facing off before a DE judge with venture capital firm Benchmark, the company's largest shareholder, which is attempting to oust him from the company's board.

Benchmark filed the suit claiming Kalanick should be made to turn over two unfilled board seat he controls after the board gave him permission in 2016 to add more board members. He was off the Uber board within hours, and it became the unfortunate Uber meme for a while.

Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive hired to restore confidence in the troubled taxi hailing company Uber, could not be more different to the man he replaces.

He told Bloomberg News: "Are there difficulties?"

The loose timeline also gives Uber's incoming leader an opportunity to resolve numerous controversies facing the company.

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Kalanick already has a rough reputation in the court of public opinion after Uber was rocked with so many scandals under his leadership that investors, led by Benchmark, forced him to resign from the CEO role in June. Under Kalanick, Uber changed the transportation landscape by offering people the ability to summon a ride through an app, and the privately-held company swelled to a almost $70-billion colossus.

The ban was lifted early after the company paid a penalty of 190 million Philippine pesos (£2.88m; $3.72m).

Whitman said last week on Twitter she hadn't even considered leaving her role: "We have a lot of work still to do at HPE".

Uber said Tuesday Khosrowshahi will "be meeting with employees around the world in smaller groups over the next few weeks, and spending time with drivers".

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