At an all-hands meeting at Uber HQ in San Francisco this morning, former CEO Travis Kalanick was reportedly crying as new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (pronounced cause-row-SHA-hee) was introduced to the company.
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Khosrowshahi arrives at the trouble company at a time when a number of key staff posts at the very top remain vacant following a string of controversies at the heavily funded company.
Mr. Kalanick responded on August 18 with a motion to dismiss the case or move it to arbitration, where he can avoid being forced to go on the record. Lawyers for Kalanick and Benchmark, one of Uber's major investors, met for the first time in court Wednesday to hash out an explosive lawsuit.
The board had already selected Khosrowshahi as Uber's next CEO in a vote on Sunday, two sources told Reuters.
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The embattled ride-hailing startup has been without a CEO since founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick resigned in June after an investigation into the company's culture. He was off the Uber board within hours, and it became the unfortunate Uber meme for a while.
Although Khosrowshahi, 48, called his new job "the opportunity of a lifetime" in an interview with Bloomberg, he's facing a long list of challenges. Uber now has vacancies for several key positions including a CFO (officially), chief operating officer, chief marketing officer, general counsel and senior vice president of engineering.
Benchmark argued the opposite, telling Glasscock that allowing Kalanick to fill the seats "and act as the decisive board vote would seriously damage Uber and its stockholders". But whether he makes the move to Uber or not, Expedia is on track to increase gross bookings by another $30 million in three years.
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State media has published columns in which Rohingya "terrorists" are referred to as "detestable human fleas". They have also posted videos they say show villagers who have fled to the mountains for safety.
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". Despite this, Uber was plagued with problems and was subject to numerous reviews, especially after ex-employee Susan Fowler wrote a blog post about her experiences of sexual harassment at the company.