Tesla fires Singapore nation supervisor after Elon Musk warns of job cuts

Christopher Bousigues, the Singapore nation supervisor from Tesla, stated that his position has been minimize as a part of a world discount within the electrical carmaker’s workforce. Bousigues stated he was liable for launching the Mannequin Y in Singapore.

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Tesla has laid off its Singapore nation supervisor simply over every week after the electrical automobile maker’s CEO, Elon Musk, warned of world job cuts.

Christopher Bousigues posted Sunday on LinkedIn that his position had been “eradicated.”

Bousigues’ LinkedIn profile exhibits that he was the nation supervisor for Singapore and had been employed by Tesla for simply over a yr.

He didn’t give a particular purpose for his dismissal however stated it’s in relation to the job cuts that Tesla had already flagged.

Bousigues and Tesla didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark when contacted by CNBC.

Earlier this month, Musk despatched a letter to staff asserting plans to cut back “salaried headcount by 10% as we have now grow to be overstaffed in lots of areas.” Musk stated that he has a “tremendous dangerous feeling” concerning the economic system in a separate e mail to executives, Reuters reported.

Tesla employed almost 100,000 folks world wide as of the top of 2021.

Bousigues stated he was the primary nation supervisor in Southeast Asia and that, prior to now yr, he and his workforce had “constructed the enterprise from the bottom up.” The previous Tesla worker highlighted a few of his achievements together with organising two showrooms, one service middle and launching the Tesla Mannequin Y final week in Singapore.

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