NEW YORK (AP) — Uber’s CEO is barring his predecessor from taking part in the opening-bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange next week, when the ride-sharing company is expected to make its hotly anticipated stock market debut.

In a report published Friday, the New York Times cites unnamed sources who say Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (kahs-row-SHAH’-hee) has decided that Travis Kalanick is not welcome to share the exchange’s balcony when Uber begins trading as a public company next Friday.

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Kalanick co-founded Uber and was CEO until his ouster in 2017 following a series of damaging revelations that sullied the company’s reputation among consumers.

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The Times’ report says Kalanick asked to take part in the ringing of the opening bell at the NYSE but Khosrowshahi refused.

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