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Uber CEO takes leave of absence amid sweeping changes after scandals

Reuters  |  SAN FRANCISCO 

By Heather Somerville and Joseph MennSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick told employees on Tuesday he will take time away from the company he helped to found, one of a series of measures the ride-hailing company is taking to claw its way out from under a mountain of controversies.Kalanick's move comes after a months-long investigation led former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who was hired by Uber to look into its culture and workplace practices after a female former employee publicly accused the company of what she described as brazen ...

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 09:34 IST