Uber Ties Executive Compensation to Diversity Goals – CNN

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
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By Sara Ashley O’BrienCNN Business

New York (CNN Business) Uber’s workforce may still be mostly white men, but the company says it is taking new measures to diversify its staff, especially managerial roles.

The newly public ride-hailing company released its latest diversity report, which included a breakdown of its US workforce by race or ethnicity and gender. White men still make up most of its staff (30.1%) … Black women make up 5.3% of its overall workforce in the US, black men 4%, Hispanic women 3.7% and Hispanic men 4.6%.

For the first time, Uber is setting some diversity and inclusion goals for 2022 that will be tied to the compensation of several of its senior executives — CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, chief financial officer Nelson Chai, chief legal officer Tony West, and chief people officer Nikki Krishnamurthy.

Uber’s global headcount has grown tremendously in the past year: It had approximately 26,000 employees at the end of March 2019, up from 18,000 the year prior. This number does not include drivers, whom Uber (UBER) does not classify as employees but instead, as …

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