Tesla appoints Indian-origin Vaibhav Taneja as CFO

Tesla, the American electric automobile maker, has appointed Indian-origin Vaibhav Taneja as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Taneja, previously the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) of Tesla, will take on the CFO role alongside his existing responsibilities.

  • He will succeed Zachary Kirkhorn, who announced his decision to step down.
  • Taneja holds a degree from Delhi University and has over 20 years of finance and accounting experience.
  • He joined Tesla in 2017 and has been leading the company’s accounting, financial reporting, and internal audit functions.
  • This appointment aligns with Tesla’s plans to establish India as a significant source of a new supplier ecosystem.
  • Tesla is reportedly discussing with Indian government officials to bring its auto parts and electronics chain to India.
  • Tesla aims to launch its first electric car in India by early 2024.

Who has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Tesla?
a) Zachary Kirkhorn
b) Elon Musk
c) Vaibhav Taneja
d) Rajeev Jain

Ans : c) Vaibhav Taneja

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