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Ousted Uber CEO Fills 2 Board Seats and Wants Everyone to Know He’s Still a Force

By Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick, who resigned in June, is asserting his power by filling two vacant board seats. Bloomberg

Skift Take: We hope there will be security guards sitting in during Uber’s next board meeting because this is going to be rough. To borrow a phrase, former CEO Travis Kalanick is not going gentle into that good night. At all.

— Dennis Schaal

Travis Kalanick, former Uber Technologies Inc. chief executive officer, said he appointed Ursula Burns, Xerox Corp.’s former CEO, and John Thain, the ex-Merrill Lynch chief, to the startup’s board.

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