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Uber's U.K. chief quits

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Jo Bertram, Uber's head of Northern European markets — effectively the regional manager in charge of U.K. operations — is leaving the company after four years, as the Financial Times first reported and Uber has confirmed to Axios. Bertram will remain at Uber for a few weeks to help with the transition, according to the company.

Backdrop: The move comes on the eve of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's planned meeting with London authorities to discuss a recent decision to revoke the company's license. This is only one of the challenges Khosrowshahi is facing at the onset of his tenure as the company's new CEO.