Uber Adds Arianna Huffington To The Board

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Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, has joined the board of ride-hailing service Uber, the company's CEO Travis Kalanick said Wednesday. Kalanick said he choose Huffington due to her leadership and "ability to tell stories."It's Arianna's emotional intelligence that I am most excited to learn from," Kalanick said in a press release. Existing Uber board members include investor Bill Gurley and David Plouffe, formerly a senior White House advisor.

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