- Safi Bello
Uber hires ex-Expedia exec to replace Liane Hornsey as chief people officer
Techcrunch ---------- Uber has brought on Nikki Krishnamurthy, Expedia’s former chief people officer, as one of its own. Krishnamurthy is coming on board as chief people officer to replace Liane Hornsey, who resigned in July following a racial discrimination investigation. According to Reuters, a group of Uber employees of color alleged Hornsey discriminated against Bernard Coleman, Uber’s global head of diversity and inclusion, and unfairly criticized and threatened Bozoma Saint John, who left the company in June. In an email to staff in July, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi did not cite specific reasons for Hornsey’s departure, but simply said she had led the team through a “period of enormous positive change.” To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.