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Investors ask Benchmark to leave Uber board following Kalanick suit

Benchmark was among the Uber investors in June who pressed Kalanick to step down

Reuters  |  San Francisco 

Ride-services company Uber is facing a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after investor Benchmark Capital filed a lawsuit against the company's ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, dealing another blow to the firm as it struggles to recover from a series of scandals and hire a new leader. On Friday morning, three Uber investors asked Benchmark to divest its shares and step down from Uber Technologies Inc's board, according to an email published by news website Axios and confirmed by Reuters. Also on Friday, members of the board of directors sent an ...

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First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 09:34 IST