Wed. Sep 18th, 2019

Tesla loses one other chief: Felicia Mayo, vice chairman of human sources and answerable for variety

Felicia Mayo in 2016, when she was working for Juniper Networks.

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[1945] Felicia Mayo, Tesla Vice President of Human Sources and Range Officer, left the corporate.

An organization spokeswoman advised CNBC: "Felicia might be missed and want to thank her for her laborious work lately – two years and we want her the very best for the longer term. have a gifted human sources workforce that may proceed to report back to our Vice President of Folks & Locations and stay centered on advancing our mission and remodeling Tesla right into a enjoyable place to work. "

Tesla is understood for being a mission-oriented and energetic office, beneath appreciable stress to realize formidable objectives and meet deadlines set by CEO Elon Musk. Amongst different issues, these situations have resulted in a excessive churn fee amongst Tesla executives lately.

Mayo is among the few black leaders to interrupt the glass ceiling and attain the higher echelons of the hierarchy. , Silicon Valley Expertise Firm. Based on Kapor Middle statistics for 2018, lower than zero.5 p.c of technical management positions in Silicon Valley are held by black girls.

Beforehand, she held the place of Vice President of Expertise Acquisition and Range at Juniper Networks, then served as Vice President of Human Sources at Tesla for lower than two years. She reported to Tesla's vice chairman of individuals and locations, Kevin Kassekert, and government director Elon Musk.

Throughout his tenure, Tesla expanded its operations internationally, started manufacturing its Mannequin three electrical sedan in massive portions and carried out controversial methods. starting from retailer closures and different restructuring efforts to the granting of a reduction to staff on Tesla automobiles, they agreed to make use of and touch upon the beta variations of the Full Self software program Driving the corporate.

Mayo's departure follows the resignation of different Tesla executives over the previous yr, together with:

Gaby Toledano, former Tesla Workers Officer, Normal Counsel, Todd Maron, Vice President of Authorized, Phil Rothenberg, CFO Deepak Ahuja (Vice President) of Engineering, Michael Schwekutsch

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