SAN FRANCISCO- Uber president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert who joined the Uber ride company six months ago. To help soften and improved Uber’s current controversial image image, has quit. While the past months has been difficult for the ride company. With its claims of discrimination and sexual harassment, Jeff Jones leaving its latest blow.
Jones’s departure is the latest blow to the San Francisco-based company. According to the ride company and the news media the reasons for his departure were not made clear.
In a brief statement after Jones, Uber didn’t say why Jones left. “We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best,” it said. This respond was generic given to the media. The San Francisco News was unable to talk directly to the media representative. With did however received a “no comment” email from the office.
The fist media outlet who Jeff Jones talk to was the tech blog Recode.
“The beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber and I can no longer continue as president of the ride-sharing business.” Jones said in a statement.
Further more Uber has been hit by several controversies. Including allegations about ignoring sexual harassment reports. The most recent one by a former employee, Susan Fowler who posted her experience on her blog.
In other words the popular ride company Uber is under the microscope. With its escapes from the police and the law. Uber has finally hit its lowest point and CEO Travis Kalanick has not made any statement about the direction the company is heading.