New Tesla chair on Elon Musk: “I don’t think he poses any challenges”

Robyn Denholm, chairwoman of Tesla, during an American Chamber of Commerce in Australia event in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Enlarge / Robyn Denholm, chairwoman of Tesla, during an American Chamber of Commerce in Australia event in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (credit: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Last fall, the Securities and Exchange Commission forced Elon Musk to give up his role as the chairman of Tesla’s board. The agency hoped the move would give Tesla’s board a measure of independence, allowing it to conduct more vigorous oversight over Tesla’s CEO.

But the woman who got the job, Robyn Denholm, doesn’t see a need for Musk to change how he tweets—or any other aspects of his unconventional management style.

“I don’t think he poses any challenges,” Denholm said to Bloomberg in Sydney on Wednesday. “The company is running very well and the board itself is very engaged. We meet with him all the time.”

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Source: Ars Technica

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