Tech Uber's new CEO tells the troops in his first all-hands meeting: 'What got us here is not what’s going to get us to the next level'

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Uber's new CEO spoke to employees today for the first time.

CEO of Expedia, Inc. Dara Khosrowshahi attends the Allen & Co Media Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho July 13, 2012. Reuters/Jim Urquhart play

CEO of Expedia, Inc. Dara Khosrowshahi attends the Allen & Co Media Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho July 13, 2012. Reuters/Jim Urquhart

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Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's new CEO, is promising employees both change and transparency.

Khosroshahi spoke to employees on Wednesday at his first all-hands meeting since taking the top job at the app-based taxi company. According comments posted on Twitter by Uber's PR team and others, the new CEO, who will officially start on Tuesday, took charge immediately, outlining his plan for Uber's future and emphasizing the importance of change moving forward.

One big change to Uber's governance could be coming soon: Khosrowshahi said he plans to bring on a new chairman to help mend the company's fractured board.

The person at the center of the board's division, former CEO Travis Kalanick, played an active role in the meeting, introducing Khosrowshahi to the stage. Kalanick received a standing ovation from his former employees before he introduced the new CEO and was emotional during the meeting, according to the tweets.

Here's what Khosrowshahi reportedly told employees:

Yahoo's JP Mangalindan is also live tweeting the meeting.

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