Uber appoints former Mattel CEO Robert Eckert to board

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc <UBER.N> said on Monday it had appointed consumer industry veteran Robert Eckert to its board as an independent director.

The ride-hailing firm said https://bit.ly/2UaPlps it considered Eckert’s leadership experience as CEO of large global public companies including Mattel Inc <MAT.O> and financial expertise as a partner of FFL Partners.

(Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)