Uber boss quits, jumps onto pile of ejecting executives

The Uber scandals continue, with company President Jeff Jones leaving after 6 months.

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Published Sun, Mar 19 2017 10:06 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

Uber has been experiencing some serious issues in the last few months, but now Recode is reporting that Uber President Jeff Jones is leaving his position, just 6 months after joining the ridesharing giant.

Uber boss quits, jumps onto pile of ejecting executives | TweakTown.com

Uber has been fighting law enforcement, sexual harassment allegations, one of its self-driving cars running a red light in San Francisco, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick leaving Trump's newly-formed advisory council, and then Kalanick busted raging down one of his own drivers about rumors of reduced income for Uber drivers. This has all happened in the last few months, and it's now reaching boiling point where executives seem to be jumping ship.

And now... Uber President Jeff Jones leaving has an Uber spokesperson saying: "We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best". Jones arrived to Uber after leading Target's new business model, and was a big score for Uber. Right now, Uber is in huge trouble - leaving many wondering what their future now holds.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

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