Shares of the electric carmaker dropped after a number of unfortunate for Elon Musk and his company events, including the resignation of Tesla Chief Accounting and People Officers and buzz around Musk smoking marijuana on tape.
Tesla dropped by 6% closing on Friday on the mark $263,24 amid the investors’ fury over CEO Elon Musk public behavior since his proposed and postponed proposal for Tesla go private, which made some of the top-executive stuff deciding to leave the company, Reuters reported.
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Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned after being a part of the company for less than a month, saying that he feels discomfort over the attention to the company and the pace of work. He is walking away from the $350,000 base salary, said he believe “strongly” that he and the company have no disagreements over Tesla’s leadership or financial reporting.
“Since I joined Tesla on August 6th, the level of public attention placed on the company, as well as the pace within the company, have exceeded my expectations. As a result, this caused me to reconsider my future,” Morton said in Tesla filing on Friday.
Later same day Tesla announced that Chief People Officer Gaby Toledano would not return from a leave of absence, just over a year after joining. Morton and Toledano became the last of the senior executives who left the…