Frances Frei Uber WeWork

Frances Frei has joined WeWork’s board of directors, the company said in an updated IPO filing Wednesday.
Frei, a Harvard Business School professor, was previously a senior vice president at Uber, where she was charged with turning around a toxic corporate culture.
WeWork was criticized following its original IPO filings in August for a lack of female directors.
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Frances Frei, Uber’s former senior vice president of leadership and strategy, has joined WeWork’s board of directors, the company said in an updated regulatory filing on Wednesday.

Frei, who is currently a professor at Harvard Business School, was hired by Uber to oversee a cultural transformation in June 2017, less than a month before the resignation of founder and CEO Travis Kalanick. Her addition comes after WeWork was criticized for a lack of female directors in its original initial public offering filings in August.

Read more: THE TAKEDOWN OF TRAVIS KALANICK: The untold story of Uber’s infighting, backstabbing, and multimillion-dollar exit packages

“Frances brings to our board of directors extensive experience researching and advising on corporate strategy, operations and culture, which our board of directors believes gives her particular insight into strategic planning …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology


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