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Uber loses another senior figure as European policy chief quits

The firm's new global chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi flew to London earlier this month to meet TfL bosses

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Uber will adopt a policy of one share, one vote and has also set a deadline for the closely held company to go public in the next two years	photo: reuters

Uber's Christopher Burghardt is quitting to join the electric vehicle charging network company Chargepoint, the said on Tuesday, becoming latest senior figure to leave the taxi app.

Burghardt, the head of policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, departs after one year with and will become managing director for Chargepoint in Europe in November, he told Reuters.

Earlier this month, Uber's top boss in Britain also quit the Silicon Valley company, which was told last month by London's transport regulator (TfL) that its licence to operate in the British capital would not be renewed. It is appealing that decision.

has suffered a tumultuous few months which has seen former CEO and co-founder being forced out after a series of boardroom controversies and other regulatory battles in multiple U.S. states and around the world.

The firm's new global chief executive flew to earlier this month to meet bosses and offer an apology for Uber's mistakes.

"I'm still a great believer in what does," Burghardt told the Financial Times newspaper. "Dara really has vision that will take the company into a bright future."

First Published: Tue, October 17 2017. 19:07 IST
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