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Tesla Motors CFO Deepak Ahuja to retire

Staff writer |
San Carlos, Ca., USA - Tesla Motors announced that Deepak Ahuja intends to retire after having served as the chief financial officer for the past seven years.

Until his retirement, Mr. Ahuja will continue to serve as Tesla’s Chief Financial Officer and will perform all duties associated with that role.

Mr. Ahuja has more than 15 years of global automotive financial experience to the Tesla team.

Prior to joining Tesla Motors, he was the Controller of Small Cars Product Development at Ford.

Previously, he was CFO for Ford of Southern Africa, where he oversaw the finance, legal and IT functions.

Prior to that, Mr. Ahuja served as CFO for Auto Alliance International, a joint venture between Ford and Mazda.

His career at Ford included assignments in all aspects of the business, including Manufacturing, Marketing and Sales, Treasury, Acquisition and Divestitures.

Before joining Ford, Mr. Ahuja worked as an engineer for Kennametal for almost 6 years.