Another week brings another round of bad press for Uber.
The ride-hailing company that seems to be a magnet for controversy has lost its president: Jeff Jones recently handed in his resignation.
In his wake, he questioned the company’s leadership and direction, saying this in a statement to Recode:
I joined Uber because of its Mission, and the challenge to build global capabilities that would help the company mature and thrive long-term.
It is now clear, however, that the beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber, and I can no longer continue as president of the ride sharing business.
There are thousands of amazing people at the company, and I truly wish everyone well.
Uber’s chief executive, Travis Kalanick, gave a tight-lipped public statement: