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How Uber's chief is gaining even more control in the company

Travis Kalanick has been amassing voting rights power at the privately-held firm through employee share sales

The voting power Mr Kalanick has is crucial as the company wrestles with issues, including sexual harassment claims and intellectual property disputes, that raise questions about its leadership.

San Francisco

TRAVIS Kalanick, chief executive of Uber, wields plenty of control over the company because it is structured to favour its founders. But Mr Kalanick is quietly amassing even more control than entrepreneurs typically enjoy at their startups.

That is because he has been...

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