A new Uber exec hired to fix problems at the company is accused of making insensitive comments toward women and minorities — but he’s vowing to stay on board

Uber chief operating officer Barney Harford says he is “embarrassed” by allegations he made insensitive comments about race to colleagues. Some of those comments were seen as insensitive toward women and people of color, The New York Times reported on Friday night. Harford apologized in a memo obtain by Business Insider and said he would stay with the company while working to confront his cultural “blind spots.”

Uber chief operating officer Barney Harford said

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