Uber hires Jones as head of its global operations
Uber Technologies Inc hired Target Corp Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Jones to run its global operations, marketing and customer support, enlisting a retail industry veteran to oversee the ride-hailing giant’s main business. Jones leaves Target to become Uber’s first president of ridesharing, making him secondin-command after Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick. Jones replaces Ryan Graves, Uber’s first CEO and a current board member. Graves will continue to oversee human resources and nascent businesses, including food delivery and courier services.