Tesla’s chief accounting officer, Dave Morton, has resigned after just a month, citing “the level of public attention placed on the company,” the carmaker said in an 8K filing.
News of Morton’s quick departure follows CEO Elon Musk’s bizarre weed-as well as-whiskey interview with Joe Rogan.
“Since I joined Tesla on August 6, the level of public attention placed on the company, as well as the pace within the company, have exceeded my expectations,” Morton said inside the filing. “As a result, This specific caused me to reconsider my future. I want to be clear of which I believe strongly in Tesla, its mission as well as its future prospects, as well as I have no disagreements with Tesla’s leadership or its financial reporting.”