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Tesla Appoints Vaibhav Taneja as its New CFO

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 28-12-2023
Tesla Appoints Vaibhav Taneja as its New CFO Appointment 2 min read

Elon Musk's Company Tesla appointed 45-year-old Indian origin Vaibhav Taneja, as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Taneja will take over the new position, also known as ‘Master of Coin’, in addition to his role as the electric vehicle company’s Chief Accounting Officer (CAO). 

Vaibhav Taneja replaced previous CFO Zachary Kirkhorn.

A commerce graduate from Delhi University, Taneja's journey underscores the fusion of academic brilliance and a tenacious work ethic. His transition from Delhi University to PwC and ultimately to Tesla resonates as a testament to his unyielding determination for excellence.

About Tesla 

Tesla, Inc., formerly (2003–17) Tesla Motors, American manufacturer of electric automobiles, solar panels, and batteries for cars and home power storage. It was founded in 2003 by American entrepreneurs Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning and was named after Serbian American inventor Nikola Tesla. It quickly became one of the most recognizable car brands in the world.

Elon Musk, co-founder of Paypal, led the initial rounds of investing for Tesla before taking over as CEO.

Musk is the founder, chairman, CEO and chief technology officer of SpaceX, angel investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc., owner and CTO of Twitter, founder of the Boring Company, a co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI and the president of the Musk Foundation.




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