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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On March 22, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Uber Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”), appointed Alexander Wynaendts to the Board.
Mr. Wynaendts, 60, has served on the board of directors of Citigroup Inc. since 2019 and has served on the board of directors of Air France-KLM SA since 2016. From 2008 to May 2020, Mr. Wynaendts served as CEO and Chairman of the Management and Executive Boards of Aegon NV, one of the world's leading providers of life insurance, pensions and asset management, where he simplified and refocused the business, led significant restructurings in its key markets, expanded Aegon's business in Asia and in Continental Europe and transformed Aegon into a technology driven and agile business, allowing the company to put its purpose of helping people take responsibility for their financial future at the heart of the business. From April 2007 to May 2008, Mr. Wynaendts was Chief Operating Officer at Aegon. He was appointed as a member of Aegon's Executive Board in 2003, overseeing the company's international growth strategy. In 1997, Mr. Wynaendts joined Aegon as Senior Vice President for Group Business Development. Mr. Wynaendts began his career in 1984 with ABN AMRO Bank, working in Amsterdam and London in the Dutch bank's capital markets, asset management, corporate finance and private banking operations. Mr. Wynaendts currently serves as Chair of the Supervisory Board of Uber Payments B.V. (“UPBV”), the Company’s indirect subsidiary in the Netherlands. UPBV holds an e-money license from the Dutch Central Bank and processes payments for the Company’s operations in Europe.
Mr. Wynaendts was nominated to serve on the Company’s board of directors principally based on his extensive global financial services, regulatory and operational experience, including serving as both chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Aegon, a global provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management and his extensive government, policy and regulatory experience.
The Board has appointed Mr. Wynaendts to serve on the Audit Committee.
For his service on the Company’s Board, Mr. Wynaendts will participate in the Company’s previously disclosed compensation program for non-employee directors, pursuant to which he will receive (i) a $50,000 annual cash retainer and (ii) a grant of restricted stock units vesting December 31, 2021, with a fair value of $250,000, each as prorated for his partial year of service. He is also entitled to a cash retainer in connection with his service on the Audit Committee.
There is no arrangement between Mr. Wynaendts and any person pursuant to which he was selected as director. Mr. Wynaendts has no direct or indirect material interest in any existing or currently proposed transaction that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The cover page of this Current Report on Form 8-K is formatted in Inline XBRL.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
|Dated: March 22, 2021||By:||/s/ Dara Khosrowshahi|
|Chief Executive Officer|