Lyft Hires Amazon VP Rex Tibbens As Its New COO

Lyft Hires Amazon VP Rex Tibbens As Its New COO

Lyft has a brand new chief working officer — Rex Tibbens, beforehand the vice chairman of Amazon Logistics North America.

In a weblog publish concerning the rent, the corporate says Tibbens just lately led the roll out of infrastructure for Amazon’s Prime Now service. In his new position, Tibbens is meant to “assist scale Lyft’s general operations, broaden buyer help, and develop new improvements for the driving force and passenger expertise.”

Lyft’s earlier COO, Travis VanderZanden, left final yr after reported tensions with the corporate’s founders. He subsequently joined Uber, and Lyft accused him of stealing confidential paperwork.

The weblog submit additionally notes that he’s certainly one of six executives to hitch Lyft up to now six months. Others embrace CFO Brian Roberts and CMO Kara Wampler.

One purpose for all that hiring: The journey-hailing service introduced a $530 million Collection E final month.

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