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Uber’s top dealmaker Cameron Poetzscher resigns



Cameron Poetzscher
executive Cameron Poetzscher has left the


  • Uber exec Cameron Poetzscher, who led corporate development
    at the company, has resigned from the company.
  • Poetzscher was the subject of a 2017 sexual misconduct
    investigation, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal
    last month.
  • Nelson Chai, Uber’s new chief financial officer, will take
    over Poetzscher’s duties until a replacement is hired.

Uber executive Cameron Poetzscher, who led corporate
development at the ride-hailing startup, has resigned following
reports of an investigation into sexual misconduct, according to
Wall Street Journal

A spokesperson for Uber confirmed Poetzscher’s departure to
Business Insider without commenting on the reason for the
departure. “We thank Cam for his four and half years of service
to Uber,” the spokesperson said. 

Poetzscher, a close advisor to CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, led Uber
through its $7.7 billion investment from SoftBank. 

An outside investigation in 2017 found that Poetzscher had a
pattern of making sexually suggestive comments about his
coworkers, and that he had a consensual affair with a colleague
at Uber, which violated company policies,
according to the Journal

Though the investigation took place a year ago, the allegations
weren’t made public until a September 2018 report in the Journal.
Poetzscher was formally disciplined in November 2017, according
to the report, though some people at the company argued he should
have been fired.

Nelson Chai, Uber’s recently
chief financial officer, will take over Poetzscher’s
corporate development duties until a new person is hired for the
role. Poetzscher did not immediately respond to a request for

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