Uber’s London boss is leaving the corporate.
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Jo Bertram, Uber’s Northern Europe regional common supervisor, is leaving the ride-hailing firm.
“I’ve determined to maneuver on to one thing new and thrilling,” Bertram mentioned in an electronic mail to workers. “Whereas I want to have introduced my transfer in smoother circumstances, I am pleased with the workforce we have constructed right here and am very assured of their talents to guide the enterprise into the subsequent chapter.”
The shake-up comes as Uber makes an attempt to regain its licence in London after Transport for London, town’s transport regulator, mentioned the corporate was “unfit” to serve the capital. The TfL declined to resume the corporate’s license to function within the British capital when it expired on Sept. 30. Uber has 21 days to enchantment the choice and is allowed to proceed working all through the method.
Bertram has been with the corporate for 4 years and her resolution to go away wasn’t linked to latest occasions, in response to BBC Information.
Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber’s CEO, apologized to Londoners final week and acknowledged that the corporate “obtained issues incorrect.” He is set to satisfy with TfL commissioner Mike Brown on Tuesday talk about the ban.