Indian-Origin Vaibhav Taneja Appointed Tesla’s Chief Financial Officer

Tesla, Inc., an American electric vehicle and clean energy company, has appointed Indian-origin Vaibhav Taneja as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Taneja will be replacing Zachary Kirkhorn, who will be stepping down from the role after four years.

Taneja is a seasoned finance executive with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He has held senior roles at companies such as Alphabet Inc., Oracle Corporation, and Goldman Sachs. He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

In his new role, Taneja will be responsible for Tesla’s global finance operations. He will also be a member of the company’s senior leadership team.

“We are excited to welcome Vaibhav to the Tesla team,” said Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. “He is a highly experienced and talented finance executive who will be a great asset to Tesla.”

“I am honored to join Tesla and work with Elon and the team to accelerate the company’s mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy,” said Taneja.

The appointment of Taneja is a significant development for Tesla. He is a highly experienced finance executive with a proven track record of success. He is also a strong advocate for sustainability, which is important for Tesla as it looks to transition to a more sustainable future.

Taneja’s appointment is also a positive development for the Indian community. He is one of the most successful Indian-origin executives in the technology industry. His appointment is a sign that Indian-origin executives are increasingly being recognized for their talent and leadership skills.