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Controversial Uber founder Travis Kalanick leaves board of directors

//Controversial Uber founder Travis Kalanick leaves board of directors

Controversial Uber founder Travis Kalanick leaves board of directors

Uber Utilized sciences Inc’s founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick will resign from its board of directors by the highest of the yr, the company said on Tuesday.

Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009, stepped down from the company’s helm in June 2017 beneath pressure from consumers after a string of setbacks.

Kalanick turned Uber into the world’s largest journey-suppliers agency that revolutionized the taxi enterprise and challenged transportation legal guidelines worldwide.

“Just a few entrepreneurs have constructed one factor as profound as Travis Kalanick did with Uber. I’m enormously grateful for Travis’ imaginative and prescient and tenacity whereas developing Uber, and for his expertise as a board member,” Uber Chief Authorities Dara Khosrowshahi said in a press launch.

Kalanick said in a press launch that now Uber was a public agency, he wanted to offer consideration to his current enterprise and philanthropic pursuits. He is presently engaged on a meals provide startup.

Kalanick has purchased of larger than US$2.5 billion worth of shares since Uber went public in May, based mostly on regulatory filings.

© Thomson Reuters 2019

2020-01-01T23:50:05+00:00|Business|

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