Lyft has hired Jon McNeill, most recently Tesla's president of global sales and service, as its new chief operating officer. Prior COO Rex Tibbens had resigned last November.

Why it matters: The ride-hail company is said to be considering an IPO by as early as 2018, and this is another step in that process.

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