Ex-Head of UberEats appointed Just Eat non-exec director

Just Eat plc, one of the leading global marketplaces for takeaway food delivery, has today announced the appointment of Jambu Palaniappan to the Board as Non-Executive Director.

Palaniappan is Executive-in-Residence at Atomico, the international technology investment firm and was previously Head of UberEats for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), leading the business from its creation to scale in more than 70 cities across the region.

Prior to UberEats, Palaniappan was Regional General Manager for the Middle East & Africa at Uber, where he oversaw market strategy and operations, as well as working with expansion teams to manage entry into new markets.

Just Eat Chairman, Mike Evans said, “I am delighted to announce Jambu’s appointment to the Board of Just Eat as Non-Executive Director. 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.

“I look forward to working closely with Jambu as we continue to successfully deliver on our hybrid marketplace strategy.”