Jun 11, 2017

Uber chief Travis Kalanick 'set for a bumpy ride' in board meeting

A decision on whether to alter Travis Kalanick's role may be taken at a meeting of Uber's board on Sunday. It is possible that Mr Kalanick could take time off from Uber and then return to a role with less authority, or remain as chief executive but face more scrutiny, Reuters reported. The board meeting comes just days after Uber said it had fired more than 20 people, and was taking other actions against staff, for issues including sexual harassment and bullying. Uber board member Arianna Huffington said in March that Mr Kalanick needed to change his leadership style from that of a "Scrappy entrepreneur" to be more like a "Leader of a major global company". Some investors are concerned at the power Mr Kalanick has over Uber because of the number of voting shares he controls.

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