Uber Technologies Inc’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey
resigned in an email to staff on Tuesday, following an
investigation into how she handled allegations of racial
discrimination at the ride-hailing firm. […]
They alleged Hornsey had used discriminatory language and made
derogatory comments about Uber Global Head of Diversity and
Inclusion Bernard Coleman, and had denigrated and threatened
former Uber executive Bozoma Saint John, who left the company
“This person ultimately was the reason behind (Saint John’s)
departure from Uber,” the anonymous employees said in an email,
referring to Hornsey.
Saint John joined Uber from Apple Inc in June, 2017 but left only
a year later to join Endeavor, the parent company of several
talent agencies. She declined to comment, telling Reuters by
phone: “I don’t have anything to say about my experience there.”
I thought it was curious when Saint John left Uber after just one year. Uber’s company culture remains disgraceful.