Electric auto pioneer Tesla on Thursday named an Australian telecoms executive to chair its board of directors, after the controversial Elon Musk was forced by U.S. authorities to step back from the role.
But upon taking her new role as chairwoman of Tesla, Denholm will step down from her CFO role at Telstra once her six-month notice completes.
Tesla late on Wednesday named Robyn Denholm as its new chairman to replace Elon Musk, effective immediately. In the meantime, she'll work closely with Musk.
A new chairman could conceivably rein in Musk or adjust Musk's role at the world's most drama-filled electric vehicle maker. Musk was required to pay the commision 20 million dollars which Tesla also accepted a 20 million dollar fine.
African-American Hopefuls Fall Short in Georgia, Florida Governor Races
That means as many as 50,000 votes have yet to be counted. "The intent is clear, but the machine couldn't pick it up". Elias spoke of voting issues in traditionally liberal pockets that he claims led to a significant undercount for Mr.
In premarket trade on the Nasdaq exchange Thursday, Tesla's share price was up 0.24 percent at $349.00.
Prior to working at Telstra, Denholm spent seven years at Toyota in Australia, where she was a senior financial manager. "Very much look forward to working together", he wrote.
Despite the scandals, Tesla made a profit of $312m in the third quarter, well ahead of Wall Street forecasts, with revenues of $6.8bn.
Oprah surprises Georgia residents while campaigning for Stacey Abrams
Civil rights groups celebrated the ruling on naturalized citizens as a major victory. Strong October jobs report MORE for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.
Apart from appointing a new chairman under the settlement, Tesla was required to appoint two new independent members to its board.
Musk, whose name is virtually inseparable from Tesla, has an impulsive streak that caused trouble when he tweeted in August that he had "funding secured" for taking Tesla private at $420 per share when no such deal had been worked out.
The appointment of Denholm caps months of turbulence for Tesla amid investor demands for stronger oversight.
The tech whiz Musk is also facing legal action from British diver Vernon Unsworth, who helped to rescue a football team of Thai boys when they became trapped in a cave, by falsely accusing him on Twitter of being a pedophile.
Trump visits grief-stricken Pittsburgh synagogue amid protests
He was joined by First Lady Melania Trump, his daughter and son-in-law at the Tree of Life temple in Pittsburgh . Six people, including four police officers, were injured before the accused was shot by police and surrendered.
Musk smoked pot while appearing on The Joe Rogan Experience in September and called the SEC the "Shortseller Enrichment Commission" in an October tweet, after their settlement.