A judge later gave Uber a probationary 15-month license that is set to expire Sept. 25. - Photo via City and Color/Flickr.

A judge later gave Uber a probationary 15-month license that is set to expire Sept. 25.

Photo via City and Color/Flickr.

Uber's U.K. division has hired a new chief, Melinda Royett, for England and Ireland, according to Business Insider. The appointment comes just a month before Uber's London license is set to expire.

In 2017, Transport for London rejected Uber's renewal application over what the government agency said was the ride-hailing group's attitude on reporting serious crimes and driver background checks.

A judge later gave Uber a probationary 15-month license that is set to expire Sept. 25.

Royett was previously the Europe head for Square, a digital payment group.

 

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