NYT: the head of Uber will be the head of Expedia Dara Khosrowshahi

NEW YORK, August 28. /TASS/. The head of one of the largest travel companies the Expedia Dara Khosrowshahi will be CEO of the online service Uber is Travis Kalanick. This was reported in the Sunday newspaper The New York Times, citing sources familiar with the outcome of the meeting of the leadership of Uber this weekend.

The meeting concluded on Sunday evening, the defeat in the struggle for the post suffered a Jeffrey Immelt of the General Electric company, and Margaret Whitman of Hewlett-Packard.

In mid-June, Kalanick went on leave for an indefinite period after a series of scandals involving the company, and personal tragedy (killed his mother). Later there were reports that the reason a specialist was the demand for his resignation from the five major investors.

Uber – the popular online service of road transport, which allows using the application on your mobile phone to use the services of a driver of a private car. The company with headquarters in San Francisco (California) was founded by entrepreneurs Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp in 2009. Now Uber operates in more than 500 cities in nearly 80 countries.