Uber Vice President Emil Michael Resigns Amid Internal Investigation
15 June, 2017, 01:49 | Author: Lorena Waters
Michael will be replaced as the company's top business development executive by David Richter, now an Uber vice president, the company spokesman said.
By taking on entrenched taxi companies and regulators around the world, Uber has developed a win-at-any-cost reputation that opponents say has contributed to a toxic workplace. J. William Gurley and David Bonderman, two independent board members, are said to already be anxious about Kalanick's management.
But Kalanick was fighting that recommendation on Monday - claiming his ouster, even a temporary one, would leave "gaping leadership holes" at Uber, The Information reported.
The focus on Uber's working practises arose after ex-Uber employee Susan Fowler accused the company of having a culture of sexual harassment, gender bias and prejudicial behaviour in a February 2017 blog post.
The recommendations will be released to Uber employees on Tuesday, said the representative, who declined to be identified. Michael said in the email to employees.
Martello, a career operator, brings a great deal of financial experience to the company, having previously served as the CFO of Walmart International, the CFO of Nestle and is now on the board of directors and audit committee of Alibaba Group Holdings.
He's also attracted controversy - a 2014 BuzzFeed report said he threatened to dig up dirt on journalists critical of the company. It's also facing a federal investigation into claims that it used a fake version of its app to thwart authorities.
Uber remains the dominant company in the growing car-hailing sector. Earlier it signed a deal with Waymo, Google's former autonomous auto operation. "I think a big part of this was making sure they had the legal basis to do so".
Kalanick came under fire earlier this year after being caught on video berating an Uber driver. The company reportedly received findings and recommendations last week.
Emil Michael, Vice President of Uber resigned from the ride-sharing service company as the company faces complaints of sexual harassment and an ongoing internal investigation. With several scandals to deal with, public relation blunders and the sudden tragic boating accident that resulted in his mother's death and hospitalization of his father earlier in May, Mr. Kalanick is reportedly considering a temporarily leave of absence.
He has been dogged by questions about possible additional encounters with the ambassador, Sergey Kislyak ever since. Instead, he described his refusal as a long-standing "policy" of the Department of Justice.
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