Uber recruits PepsiCo general counsel as new chief legal officer

Former US Department of Justice official to lead legal department facing many challenges

Uber has found its new chief legal officer in Tony West, executive vice-president of government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary at PepsiCo.

West will join Uber next month, according to a memo obtained by Legal Week sister title Corporate Counsel that the company’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent to staff on Friday (27 October).

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