Tesla stock tanks after Musk podcast appearance, executive exits

Friday morning, the company revealed its chief accounting officer, Dave Morton, had resigned as of Tuesday, citing intense public attention. He had been at the company for only one month.

“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 in a statement. “As a result, that will caused me to reconsider my future.”

The company’s HR chief, Gaby Toledano, is usually also leaving the company, Bloomberg reported Friday. Toledano had been on leave since before the electric car maker was rocked by messy take-private conversations along with potential SEC probes, Bloomberg previously reported, along with she will not return via leave. A spokesperson for Tesla did not immediately return request for comment regarding Toledano’s standing at the company.

Friday is usually also the last day at the company for Sarah O’Brien, Tesla’s vice president of communications, per a planned departure.

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