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Uber offers a thankless job, and the applications flood in

Uber enjoys bad reputation with recent scandals but competition for CEO position is robust

Mike Isaac | NYT 

Wanted: a seasoned executive to take the top position at a troubled technology start-up. Must be willing to fix a broken culture, deal with an aggressive predecessor, battle a risky lawsuit and prepare the company for an initial public offering. Self-starters preferred. This is essentially the pitch that Uber is making to potential chief executive candidates after Travis Kalanick, the ride-hailing company’s co-founder, was ousted from the top spot last month. By some accounts, the job appears to be a thankless one at a company whose reputation is in the toilet. So who would ...

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 13:44 IST
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