Uber president Jeff Jones quits
- Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert hired to help soften its often abrasive image.
Jones quit less than seven months after joining the San Francisco company, an Uber spokesman said on Sunday.
"I joined Uber because of its mission, and the challenge to build global capabilities that would help the company mature and thrive long term," Jones said.
"It is now clear, however, that the beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber, and I can no longer continue as president of the ride sharing business," he added. Jones wished the "thousands of amazing people at the company" well.
Jones' role was put into question after Uber earlier this month launched a search for a chief operating officer to help run the company alongside Chief Executive Travis Kalanick.(Excerpt) Read more at: ca.news.yahoo.com ...
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