Christopher Bousigues, the Singapore nation supervisor from Tesla, stated that his function has been minimize as a part of a world discount within the electrical carmaker’s workforce. Bousigues stated he was accountable for launching the Model Y in Singapore.
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Tesla has laid off its Singapore nation supervisor simply over every week after the electrical automotive maker’s CEO, Elon Musk, warned of worldwide job cuts.
Christopher Bousigues posted Sunday on LinkedIn that his function had been “eliminated.”
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 cause 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 workers asserting plans to cut back “salaried headcount by 10% as we have become overstaffed in many areas.” Musk stated that he has a “super bad feeling” in regards to the economic system in a separate e-mail to executives, Reuters reported.
Tesla employed practically 100,000 folks world wide as of the top of 2021.
Bousigues stated he was the primary nation supervisor in Southeast Asia and that, up to now yr, he and his staff had “built the business from the ground up.” The former Tesla worker highlighted a few of his achievements together with establishing two showrooms, one service middle and launching the Tesla Model Y final week in Singapore.