Personnel note: Brian Worth to lead Uber’s government relations shop

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Brian Worth is leaving Capitol Hill to head up transportation tech company Uber’s government relations shop, reports POLITICO Influence.

Worth currently serves as coalitions director for House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy. In that role, he is the chief liaison for House leadership with the business community and other constituencies. He’s also done stints at the Small Business Administration and in government affairs at the Independent Electrical Contractors.

“We’re excited to have Brian joining Uber’s policy and communications team, whose ranks are comprised of a growing group of political exiles from a variety of backgrounds including campaigns, labor, advocacy and government,” said Nairi Hourdajian, a spokesperson with Uber.

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