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Uber's open COO job in the spotlight amid leadership void

Reuters  |  SAN FRANCISCO 

By Heather SomervilleSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - With Chief Executive Travis Kalanick taking a leave of absence from Uber Technologies Inc, the vacant job of chief operating officer takes on a lot more importance as the company frames the position as key to solving its woes.Kalanick, under fire for crass behaviour and fostering a culture of sexism and rule-breaking, in early March announced he was searching for a COO to help run the ride-services company. But in the months since, Uber has suffered a string of controversies and embarrassing setbacks and the job has remained unfilled - part of a ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 05:20 IST