Uber’s Head of Freight, Lior Ron, Leaves Company
By Greg Bensinger | March 28, 2018 5:31 p.m. ET
Uber Technologies Inc.’s head of freight trucking, Lior Ron, who helped work on autonomous-vehicle technology, is leaving the company, a prominent departure in the wake of a controversial crash involving one of its self-driving vehicles.
Mr. Ron, who oversaw Uber’s freight-trucking division, doesn’t appear to have a job lined up, according to an internal email reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
“You have been through a lot change, and that is not easy,” the email to staff read. “I assure you that we remain bullish on Freight.” The email thanks Mr. Ron for his “contributions to our self-driving efforts and the Freight team.”…
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