Mar 23, 2020 - Economy & Business

Uber adds independent board member

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Uber has added Robert Eckert, an operating partner at private equity firm FFL Partners, as its newest independent board member following the recent exit of Travis Kalanick and addition of ex-Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg in February.

Why it matters: Eckert is also currently on the board of McDonald's (among others), another company with a large workforce in the service sector.

Editor's note: The story was corrected to note that Mandy Ginsburg was the first new board member after Kalanick's departure.

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