Jun 12, 2017 - Technology

Uber to add independent board member

Courtesy of Nestle

Uber will add Wan Ling Martello, a Nestle executive and Alibaba director, as an independent director to its board, as Bloomberg first reported citing anonymous sources and Uber later confirmed to Axios.

Her appointment, which is expected to be finalized soon, would address one of the recommendations presented to Uber's board yesterday by former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder, who was hired in February to lead an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination by a former employee.

What's next: Uber is expected to announce its full changes to employees on Tuesday, although news will likely leak earlier. The company's board approved all of the recommendations made by Holder.

The story has been updated with confirmation from Uber.

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