Christopher Bousigues, the Singapore nation supervisor from Tesla, mentioned that his function has been lower as a part of a world discount within the electrical carmaker’s workforce. Bousigues mentioned he was liable for launching the Mannequin Y in Singapore.
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Tesla has laid off its Singapore nation supervisor simply over per week after the electrical carmaker’s CEO Elon Musk warned of worldwide job cuts.
Christopher Bousigues posted on LinkedIn on Sunday that his function 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 12 months.
He didn’t give a selected purpose for his dismissal however mentioned 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 employees saying plans to scale back “salaried headcount by 10% as now we have turn into overstaffed in lots of areas.” Musk mentioned that he has a “tremendous dangerous feeling” in regards to the economic system in a separate e-mail to executives, Reuters reported.
Tesla employed practically 100,000 folks around the globe as of the top of 2021.
Bousigues mentioned he was the primary nation supervisor in south east Asia and that, prior to now 12 months, he and his crew 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.