His role will be replaced by Tesla's vice president of finance, Zach Kirk Horn. Ahuja is retiring – for the second time, reports Reuters. The news caused stocks to drop by as much as 5.9 percent in late trading, as well as the earnings call promised.
It's not the first time The electric car maker has seen high profile departments. Last September saw both chief accounting officer Dave Morton and head of human resources Gabrielle Toledano left to similar effect on Wall Street, if.
All is not doom and gloom , as the company did say that it is possible to post a profit in the first quarter of this year.