Uber’S Ceo Is Taking A Leave Of Absence. It’S A Catastrophe For Uber

And the same point applies to the many other senior positions Uber needs to fill.
So in practice, no Uber executive was going to be Kalanick’s peer — which made it difficult to recruit qualified, senior people to the position.
As the Washington Post’s Jena McGregor points out, Uber currently has open positions for chief financial officer, general counsel, chief marketing officer, senior vice president of engineering, and chief diversity officer.
For the past three months, Uber has been searching for a chief operating officer, a No.
Kalanick has made it clear that he intends to stay in charge of Uber in the long run.

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