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A new Uber exec hired to fix problems at the company is accused of making insensitive comments toward women and minorities — but he’s vowing to stay on board





Barney Harford

  • Uber chief operating officer Barney Harford said he is “embarrassed” by allegations he made insensitive comments about race to colleagues, according to a memo obtained by Business Insider.
  • Those comments, which some saw as insensitive toward women and people of color, were first reported by The New York Times on Friday night.
  • Harford apologized in the memo and said he would stay with the company while working to confront his cultural “blind spots.”

Uber chief operating officer Barney Harford said he is “embarrassed” by allegations that he made insensitive comments about race and gender to his colleagues, according to a memo obtained by read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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