HUMAN RESOURCES | Staff Reporter, UK

Former Uber Eats Europe boss joins Just Eat's board

Jambu Palaniappan was the head of Uber Eats for EMEA.

A former Uber Eats boss has joined Just Eat.

The delivery company announced that Jambu Palaniappan, currently the executive-in-residence at tech investment group Atomico, has joined its board.

He was previously the Head of Uber Eats for EMEA, taking the business from its creation to more than 70 cities across the region.

“He brings significant expertise in the online food delivery industry, both in terms of technology and customer service, while his experience in market expansion ensures he will add considerable value to our board,” said Just Eat chairman Mike Evans.

New marketing director appointed
Just Eat also appointed Matthew Bushby as marketing director, after two years as head of growth marketing.

He replaced Ben Carter, who left to run Menulog, a regional sub-brand in Australia and New Zealand.

Bushby joined Just Eat from Findmypast, where he was marketing director and head of social networking platform Friends Reunited.

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