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Virat Kohli named Uber India's first brand ambassador

By Nimrat Kaur -- March 09, 2018 3:31 pm

Uber on Friday announced the appointment of Indian skipper Virat Kohli as its first brand ambassador in India.

This partnership will see Uber and Virat Kohli joining hands to underscore the company's commitment to serve billions in the country, in the years to come with the same vision.

"We are extremely delighted to sign on Virat Kohli to bat as brand ambassador for Uber India. His commitment to India on and off the field is commendable - from bagging world titles for the country to advocating positive change, he is invested in making a difference to the community at large. In Virat, we've found a partner who reflects the drive we share with everyday India, while embodying our commitment to serving the country. We will continue to invest and innovate in ways that will benefit our driver partners and riders," said Uber India & SA President, Amit Jain.

"As a cricketer, I travel a lot and I have personally enjoyed the seamless experience of booking an Uber. It's great to see how the company is using technology to revolutionise the way people move around cities and is empowering millions by creating economic opportunities. I am very excited to join hands with a company that is so committed to people and cities they operate in," added Kohli.

As India is a key market for Uber, the company aims to continue investing in its product, people and processes.

In 2018, Uber will continue to focus on technology innovations that will make hailing a ride a seamless experience.

-PTC News

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