Uber has chosen a new CEO

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in photomontage UBER. Archival photoUber has chosen a new CEO© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

The new CEO of the online service taxi service Uber is Travis Kalanick will be the head of the largest company online booking of travel services, Expedia, Dara Khosrowshahi, the newspaper writes New York Times.

According to him, Khosrowshahi was the leading candidate among three finalists by the results of company management meetings held last weekend.

One of the candidates Jeffrey Immelt, the former head of the company General Electrics has not received sufficient support, the other losers were Margaret Whitman of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The leadership failed to agree on the conditions of its inauguration, the newspaper said.

Previously, the newspaper citing sources said that the CEO and founder of Uber Travis Kalanick is leaving his post. According to the newspaper, five investors, Uber has demanded immediate resignation of the head of the company. Kalanick, who was in Chicago, received a letter from investors with demands for the resignation and after negotiations agreed to it. He remains on the Board of Directors Uber.

Uber employees later submitted a petition to the Board of Directors of Kalanick to return the company to the CEO post, it was signed by more than a thousand employees.

Uber — service transport, allowing you to order a private taxi. The company was founded by Kalanick and Garrett camp in 2009, its headquarters is located in San Francisco. To date, Uber services are available in more than 100 cities around the world. The company obtains from working in her taxi Commission of 20% on each call.