Uber CEO Travis Kalanick attends the summer World Economic Forum in Tianjin China
21 Junio, 2017, 20:43
Kalanick's decision "was a surprise to everyone", a second Uber spokesman said.
But the investor came out late Tuesday to talk up Kalanick's impact on the world with Uber, saying that "many pages in the history books" will be devoted to the entrepreneur.
- February 2: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits President Trump's council of business leaders amid mounting pressure from employees and customers over the immigration order.
The Times reported that in his own statement, Kalanick said: "I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this hard moment in my personal life I have accepted the investors request to step aside so that Uber can go back to building rather than be distracted with another fight".
Benchmark was an early investor in Uber. But "the significance of Uber has declined because the company has not managed to present itself in a stable and socially responsible way", Dudenhoeffer said. The move came at the request of the board of directors, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
The Silicon Valley startup has been trying to improve its workplace culture after being roiled with allegations of sexual bias and harassment at the company.
The company has already lost Kalanick's right-hand man, Senior Vice President of Business Emil Michael, following a number of gaffes including his suggestion that the company target a journalist who had been investigating the company.
While building the world's biggest ride-hailing service, Uber developed a reputation for ruthless tactics that have occasionally outraged government regulators, drivers, riders and its employees. Though the driver was convicted in 2015, Kalanick and other executives became convinced the crime was a set up by a local rival, former employees said.
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The firm has been searching for a chief operating officer, but now can seek out Fortune 500 chief executives to take over the top spot, he said.
Following the letter's delivery, Kalanick consulted with a board member on the matter. But Huffington, a founder of Huffington Post, suggested time might be running out.
The investors made their demand for Mr. Kalanick to resign in a letter delivered to the chief executive.
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He is also thought to have led efforts to court the favours of Donald Trump in the US President's recent visit to Saudi Arabia . Bin Salman was also reported as saying he would take "the battle" to Iran , which is on the opposite side in Yemen and Syria.
Settlement watchdog Peace Now said the settlement boom coincided with a 2.5 per cent drop in construction starts inside Israel. Mladenov quoted Netanyahu as saying that "there will never be a government that is more pro-settlement than our government".
El conjunto luso salió con brazaletes negros en memoria de las víctimas, tras solicitar a última hora el permiso a la FIFA . El Tricolor igualó por medio de Javier Hernández quien remató de cabeza un centro de Carlos Vela a los 41′.
A total of 1,637 civilians have been rescued by government forces and civil society and nongovernment organisations. Arshid Isirani of the Marine Battalion Landing Team 5, who was shot by a sniper in the chest.
Earlier, Syrian forces attacked coalition fighters in Ja'Din, wounding a number of fighters and driving them from the town. The U.S. backs the SDF and American special forces soldiers often accompany SDF troops as advisers and trainers.
He seemed fine Tuesday when he attended Royal Ascot with the queen and other senior members of the royal family. British media report that Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital; not attending Queen's Speech.
Revenue increased to $3.4bn in the first quarter, while losses narrowed - although they remain substantial at $708m. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned on Tuesday following a "shareholder revolt", according to the New York Times .
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