The information broke Sunday that Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Expedia has been provided the top rated position at Uber.
But it was unclear whether Khosrowshahi had acknowledged. Expedia Chairman Barry Diller said yesterday that he anticipated Khosrowshahi to acquire the position, but that it wasn’t finalized just however.
And now JP Mangalindan from Yahoo Finance, our sister enterprise, is reporting that Uber HR has advised workforce that anything is squared away. He said they’ve been advised that the formal announcement was delayed because Expedia is a community enterprise.
Up right until Sunday, Khosrowshahi’s candidacy for the position had absent totally below the radar. Jeff Immelt and Meg Whitman had extremely publicized discussions with the Uber board.
But the board which is working with lawsuits and other drama, evidently could not agree on Immelt vs. Whitman, so they went with Khosrowshahi. The information of his give has been very well-acquired by insiders and the community at massive.
We talked all about this on our newest Fairness podcast episode with Menlo Venture’s Matt Murphy, 1 of Uber’s greatest shareholders.
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