Expedia Chief Dara Khosrowshahi chosen as new Uber CEO

Expedia Chief Dara Khosrowshahi chosen as new Uber CEO

Ending months of retrospection over finding a successor to Travis Kalanick, app-based cab aggregator Uber has chosen Dara Khosrowshahi to take charge.

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Khosrowshahi, who is currently the CEO of Expedia, an online travel company, was decided to be the new CEO of Uber in a series of internal board meetings, reports The New York Times.

While the Board was reportedly in favor Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief Meg Whitman taking over, they finally decided on Khosrowshahi for the position of CEO.

The decision comes over two months after Travis Kalanick stepped down from the position.

Travis, who was absent from work citing personal reasons as well as an internal rift in the organization, was allegedly forced to step down following severe backlash from the company’s shareholders.

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The company had reportedly faced a string of revolts from the shareholders, few of which demanded Kalanick’s resignation.


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