Uber hires senior Target executive

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 30, 2016 2:06 PM

(Reuters) - Global ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said it had hired Jeff Jones, chief marketing officer at Target Corp, to be president of its flagship ride-sharing business.

Jones will be responsible for Uber's operations, marketing and customer support globally. (http://ubr.to/2cclIj5)

Target said Jones would leave effective Sept. 9.

(Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)