Uber has hired Facebook product director Daniel Danker as its head of driver product, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in a tweet on Wednesday.
"Psyched to have @mrdanieldanker (Danker) join our team so we can continue to improve, innovate and build great experiences for our driver partners!" Khosrowshahi tweeted.
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Uber has been without a head of driver product since Aaron Schildkrout left in December, after a three-year stint with the company.
Khosrowshahi, who joined the company last August to replace co-founder Travis Kalanick, is making several changes as he prepares for an initial public offering.
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Last month, Uber spokesman told Reuters that its Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden was leaving the company, one of the over a dozen senior executives to depart since last year.
The company is also searching for a chief financial officer who can help take the company public in 2019. The CFO position has been vacant since 2015.