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Uber makes CEO pick official, Kalanick makes first comment

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Uber's board of directors this evening sent an email to company employees, saying that it voted unanimously to name current Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi as its next CEO. Khosrowshahi is expected to be at Uber headquarters in San Francisco tomorrow for an all-hands meetings, where he will answer employee questions. He also is expected to soon spend time with Uber drivers.

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  • Well wishes: Former CEO Travis Kalanick also weighed in this evening, saying that he "couldn't be happier to pass the torch to such an inspiring leader."