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DS is looking for a new MP General Manager

Discussion in 'Tesla Motors' started by DaveD, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. DaveD

    DaveD EVs Kick Gas!

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    I noticed this on DS's Twitter:

    I wonder what happened to Tom O'Leary, the last GM?
     
  2. Laurent

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    I was told that he's leaving Tesla because of his long commute from the East Bay.
     
  3. SteveF

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    Impossible to know for sure if this is the real reason, but it sounds fishy. Leave a groundbreaking company like Tesla a few months before what appears to be an imminent IPO? Commute or no, I think I'd stick it out for a bit longer.
     
  4. chimpanzee

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    I visited TM LA Store back in May,

    Tesla Roadster

    & have TOL's business-card "General Manager". Meaning, he became GM for Tesla north..& now he's leaving?

    I did overhear him say to some customers, the he was originally with Ebay Motors, which was why he was hired (background in auto sales).
     
  5. Laurent

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    I heard that he took a job in Southern California. Maybe another car company made him an offer he couldn't refuse. Isn't Fisker based in L.A. ? I'm sure they'd be happy to have him.
     
  6. SteveF

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    Now that is at least a scenario that makes some sense.
     

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