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Uber appoints new India head


New Delhi, June 1:

Uber has appointed Amit Jain the president of the company for India operations and strategy, a company statement said here on Monday.

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Prior to this, Jain was president of Rent.com, a technology company in the US.

“Success in India is a global priority for us, and I know Amit’s leadership and passion for Uber’s mission will be transformational as we redefine urban mobility for hundreds of millions of Indians,” said Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer, Uber.

Uber, a San Francisco-based company, is an online taxi aggregator. It was launched in India 19 months back.

“In India, Uber is helping create tens of thousands of new jobs, empowering drivers with higher earnings potential and flexible work hours, and providing millions of consumers with a safe, reliable and convenient mode of transport,” Jain said. (IANS)