A Tesla senior gross sales government, Dan Kim, has left the corporate, in response to an individual accustomed to the scenario. Kim, who joined Tesla in January, left for on-line journey website Airbnb, Bloomberg News first reported Tuesday. The job change was additionally mirrored on a LinkedIn web page that seems to belong to Kim, who was listed as the previous head of world gross sales, advertising and marketing, and supply operations at Tesla.
Kim departed last month, and his duties on the electrical automaker are being dealt with by different folks on his workforce, in keeping with the particular person. Kim, the senior director in global sales and marketing below Robin Ren, the vice president of worldwide gross sales at Tesla.
Tesla declined to remark. Airbnb didn’t reply instantly to the request for remark. Previous to becoming a member of Tesla, Kim held govt. roles in advertising and marketing at Solera, an organization that makes automobile analytics, in response to his Wikipedia and LinkedIn pages. Earlier than that Kim based a series of frozen yogurt shops referred to as Red Mango.
Tesla has high skilled turnover at some ranges in its ranks. In September, quick vendor Jim Chanos compiled an inventory that confirmed the corporate had misplaced greater than 40 executives in 2018. In late November, CNBC reported that Tesla’s global head of safety left after 11 months on the job and the corporate’s head of digital product confirmed in December he has left the corporate.