The former president and co-founder of Uber Travis Kalanick will waive the board of directors of the firm on the 31st of December, announced this Tuesday the booking platform of vehicles in a press release. Accused of having encouraged practices of running the business, brutal, on a basis of sexism and harassment in the workplace, Kalanick already had been due to leave his post of general director of the group in June 2017 and in the last few months had been dissolving of ownership positions in the u.s. company.
"Very few entrepreneurs have built something so profound as Travis Kalanick did with Uber. I am hugely grateful for the vision of Travis and his tenacity to build Uber, and by his experience as a member of the council", has been noted for its part the chief executive of Uber, Dara Khosrowshahi.
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For his part, Kalanick has said in a statement that she wanted to focus on his current business and philanthropic activities. He is currently working on a startup food delivery. The exdirectivo has sold more than 2,500 million (approximately 2.254 million euros) in shares since Uber became a public company in may, according to regulatory documents.
The actions of Uber have fallen by more than 30% since the losses of the company were made public. Kalanick now has 177 million dollars (approximately 160 million euros), or 5.83 to million shares of Uber, according to the document.
The company also was the target of an investigation by the Department of Justice of USA for stealing documents about trade secrets related to the autonomous car. In march 2018, the co-founder of enterprise mobility, announced the creation of an investment fund meant to finance projects with for-profit and not-for-profit.
dubbed as 10100, the new fund will focus on the sectors real estate, online commerce and innovative projects in China and India, while projects with not-for-profit will have relationship with education and the future of cities.Updated Date: 25 December 2019, 23:00