May 11, 2018 - Technology

Uber under pressure to find CFO ahead of planned IPO

A iPhone user on the Uber app

A user hails a ride on Uber. Photo: Pau Barrena/AFP via Getty Images

Uber has hit a wall in its search for a chief financial officer as VMware Inc.'s Zane Rowe reportedly turned down the job, per the Wall Street Journal.

Why it matters: Uber hasn't had a CFO since Brent Callinicos left in 2015, and the company needs a finance chief to shepherd its initial public offering, planned for 2019.

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