Representative of American online car booking service Uber  told TechNode today that the company planned to make foray into APAC market. The source added that Uber will launch a hiring spree across the region to prepare for the expansion.

Uber planned to tap APAC market by launching services in Bangalore, Guangzhou, Hyderabad, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne, New Delhi, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Tokyo, said the source.

According to official website of the company, Uber is recruiting for nearly thirty senior positions for branch offices across Asia, most of positions are general managers, operations and logistics managers, as well as community managers.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.