Uber has a brand new head of human sources. Her rent comes almost three months after the controversial exit of the earlier HR chief.
Nikki Krishnamurthy will change Liane Hornsey, who left Uber in early July after an inner investigation into how she dealt with racial discrimination claims inside the firm, the corporate introduced on Tuesday.
Krishnamurthy comes from Expedia the place she served as its chief individuals officer. She labored with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Earlier than becoming a member of Uber final August, Khosrowshahi spent a decade main Expedia.
In a press release, Khosrowshahi known as Krishnamurthy a “trusted associate” who will assist “evolve our tradition.”
The transfer marks one other key rent beneath Khosrowshahi, who has been tasked with cleansing up the corporate’s company tradition. ‘
Uber has confronted with a string of scandals, together with widespread allegations of gender and sexual harassment that led to co-founder Travis Kalanick’s resignation as CEO in June 2017.
Krishnamurthy, whose title is chief individuals officer, will oversee Uber’s human sources, recruiting, office, and variety and inclusion groups. She begins on October eight.
CNNMoney (New York) First printed October 2, 2018: 12:11 PM ET