Tesla veteran Jerome Guillen leaves after less than three months leading trucking business

US electrical automobile maker Tesla Vice President Jerome Guillen poses at the Paris Auto Display veil on the closing press day on October 3, 2014. The Paris Auto show opens to the final public on Saturday. 

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Tesla government Jerome Guillen has left the company after simplest three months as the president of the company’s Heavy Trucking unit, per an SEC filing launched on Monday.

“We thank him for his many contributions and need him well in his future occupation,” the company stated in the filing. His closing day used to be June 3.

Earlier than his appointment to that characteristic in March, Guillen had led the company’s entire automobiles alternate since 2018. Throughout his time as president of Car, Tesla opened its first plant in a foreign country, in Shanghai, and expanded its battery cell provide partnerships. Guillen has labored at the company in roles reporting straight to CEO Elon Musk since November 2010.

In its fourth quarter 2020 shareholder deck, Tesla stated the Semi program used to be peaceable “in constructing” but promised Tesla Semi deliveries would originate in 2021. In its annual financial filing with the SEC for 2020, Tesla failed to reiterate that Semi shipping deadline.

Guillen is the second excessive-stage exec to switch away in newest months, following venerable vice chairman of correct form Al Prescott, who left in April.

CNBC’s Lora Kolodny contributed to this document.

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