Tesla announced that will chief accounting officer Dave Morton was leaving the company after less than a month on Friday. today CNBC has learned coming from several people familiar that will Morton is actually becoming chief financial officer at Anaplan, a business software company that will wants to go public.
The company confirmed the news in a press Discharge that will went out on Friday night.
An e-mail went out on Thursday informing insiders in addition to also investors about the hire, in addition to also one of the people who read that will wondered if Dave Morton was a different person with the same name as the Tesla executive. Morton had only begun work as Tesla’s chief accounting officer in August.
Anaplan, valued at $1.4 billion, is actually backed by investors including Premji Invest, Salesforce Ventures, Shasta Ventures in addition to also Baillie Gifford. The company has raised $300 million in venture funding.
Before his stint working for Elon Musk, Morton also served as CFO of Seagate Technology, where he oversaw a restructuring initiative that will saved the company half a billion dollars, according to Morton’s online resume.
Morton did not reply to requests for comment. CNBC earlier reported that will Morton left Tesla because executives there, including CEO in addition to also chairman Elon Musk, were not carefully considering or prepared to take his advice.