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Uber picks Expedia chief Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO

Khosrowshahi emerged as leading candidate among 3 finalists

Mike Issac | NYT  |  San Francisco 

Uber chose Dara Khosrowshahi, who leads the online travel company Expedia, to be its chief executive on Sunday, two people with knowledge of the decision said. The selection capped a contentious search process as the ride-hailing company seeks to move past a turbulent period. Khosrowshahi emerged as the leading candidate from a field of three finalists over a weekend of Uber board meetings, said the people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the details were confidential. One finalist, Jeffrey R Immelt, the former chief of General Electric, withdrew on Sunday when ...

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First Published: Tue, August 29 2017. 02:03 IST