Uber loses two key executives - Rebecca Messina & Barney Harford
Uber’s Chief Marketing Officer, Rebecca Messina and Chief Operating Officer, Barney Harford has left the company according to media reports. Messina had joined Uber last year in October.
In a mail addressed to staff on Friday, Uber's Chief Executive Officer, Dara Khosrowshahi confirmed the news. Khosrowshahi announced that he will be more directly involved in the company’s day-to-day operations and going forward heads of Uber’s core businesses will report directly to him.
With almost 25 years in the industry, Messina has worked with The Coco Cola Company and Beam Suntory. Prior to joining Uber, she was leading marketing operations at Beam Suntory.
Harford had previously worked for United Airlines, Realself, Kapow, Smartlense Analytics, Lola, LiquidPlanner, Orbit Worldwide, Orange Hotel Group, and many more reputated companies before joining Uber on October 2017.