Tesla’s senior sales director Dan Kim, has left the company to work for Airbnb, CNBC reported today.
According to reports, Dan Kim will be director of Airbnb Plus, the premium version of Airbnb.
Dan Kim, who joined Tesla in January, was a senior director of global sales, marketing, and delivery. He reported directly to Robin Ren, who heads Tesla’s global sales division.
Tesla’s sales division has witnessed several executive departures this year.
Jon McNeill, president of global sales and service, left Tesla this February after working two years at the firm. McNeill joined ride-share company Lyft as a chief operating officer.
Two months after his exit, Tesla elevated Robin Ren as Vice President of Worldwide Sales, making him the head of Tesla’s global sales division.
Ganesh Srivats, who headed Tesla’s sales division in North America for three years, left the company in July to join Moda Operandi as CEO.
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Tesla’s High Profile Departures in 2018:
Dan Kim, Senior Director of Global sales and Marketing
Dave Morton, Chief Accounting Officer
Gabrielle Toledano, Chief People Officer
Sarah O’Brien, Vice President of Communications
Ganesh Srivats, Vice President of Retail, Delivery, and Marketing
Doug Field, Senior Vice President of Engineering
Karim Bousta, Vice President of Worldwide Service
Yannick Roux, Director of Manufacturing
Paul Lomangino, Director of Engineering
Matthew Schwall, Director of Field Performance Engineering
Cal Lankton, Vice President of Energy Sales and Operations
Jim Keller, Vice President of Autopilot
Susan Repo, Treasurer and Vice President of Finance
Eric Branderiz, Chief Accounting Officer
Jon McNeill, President of Global Sales and Service