Uber’s board of directors is undergoing more changes, a day after the resignation of the company’s chief executive, Travis Kalanick.
Bill Gurley, a longtime Uber board member who is an investor at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Benchmark, is leaving the ride-hailing company’s board, according to a person familiar with the move who asked to remain anonymous because the details are confidential. Mr. Gurley will be replaced by a fellow Benchmark partner, Matt Cohler, this person said.
In addition, David Trujillo, a partner at the private equity firm TPG Capital, is joining Uber’s board to replace David Bonderman, a TPG partner who resigned from the board this month after making a sexist remark at a company presentation, according to other people with knowledge of the move.
Uber and TPG declined to comment. Benchmark didn’t respond to a request for comment. Bloomberg earlier reported that Mr. Trujillo was joining Uber’s board and that Mr. Gurley was in talks to leave.
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