Meg Whitman rules out becoming Uber CEO, reaffirms commitment to HPE

Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

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Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Meg Whitman dismissed speculations on Friday morning Asia time that she may join Uber as a replacement for its former chief, Travis Kalanick.

Whitman, who is currently CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, emerged as a front-runner in the ride-hailing company’s search for a new chief executive officer after Kalanick stepped down in June, following pressure from shareholders.

In a series of tweets, Whitman reiterated her commitments to HPE and said she didn’t plan to move. She said, “So let me make this as clear as I can. I am fully…

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