UBER, -1.69% fell more than 1% in the extended session Friday after a report on CNBC said Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the ride-hailing company.
Khosrowshahi credited the maturing of operations at the San Francisco-based company and the completion of its initial public offering last month with enabling him to make the management moves.More news: E3 2019: George R.R. Martin game Elden Ring coming to Xbox
Uber did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider.
"This will allow me to be more hands on and help our leaders problem-solve in real time, while also ensuring that we make our platform vision a reality", Khosrowshahi said. I now own the power to be powerful more fascinated about the day-to-day operations of our biggest corporations, the core platform of Rides and Eats, and own decided they'll furthermore simply restful describe straight away to me. However, Harford ran into some trouble in the position after he was accused of making racially insensitive comments, The Washington Post reported.
Now we own made so powerful progress over the leisure two years, and Uber is in a magnificent better location every internally and externally. She had climbed the ranks at Coca-Cola and at Uber, and was designated one of Mr Khosrowshahi's top executive recruits.More news: Mexican President offers "outstretched hand" to Trump after averting tariff war
Given that Marketing is so important to our business, and our brand continues to be challenged, I have also chose to unify all marketers across Performance, Product, Rides, Eats, Safety, ATG, Freight, Nemo, and Employer Brand globally under Jill. Since joining Uber practically four years ago, Jill has been instrumental in addressing a few of our hardest challenges as a firm.
Two longtime Uber executives are being promoted to fill the roles.
Mr Macdonald, who will lead operations, started at Uber in 2012 as a general manager in Toronto.More news: Trump calls Nancy Pelosi a "disgrace to herself and her family"
Uber has under-performed in its first month as a public company, as investors question its ability to someday turn a profit. Both were hired by Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick and became trusted allies of Khosrowshahi. The stock closed Friday down 76 cents, or 1.7%, at $44.16. Andrew Macdonald will lead operations, and Jill Hazelbaker, who now runs policy and communications, will also lead the marketing department, according to a company filing.