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Tesla Turnover Revamps Executive Team

Sources: Tesla internal organizational chart; The Information reporting
Sources: Tesla internal organizational chart; The Information reporting

Tesla’s flat management structure appears to have become even flatter recently, as departures of key executives have left a larger than normal number of people answerable directly to CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla’s employee organization chart, located on an internal company website and viewed by The Information, recently showed 29 managers reporting to Mr. Musk. About a dozen of those managers, who run everything from low-voltage electronics to developing chassis for Tesla vehicles, were orphaned in the leadership structure when their respective bosses left the company this spring. They currently are listed in the organizational chart under Mr. Musk until they have a new boss, said a person with knowledge of the situation.

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