If James Murdoch is the new Tesla chairman, that’s bad news for Elon Musk
Ladies and gentlemen, we have board drama at Tesla! I live.
I’m going to read some tea leaves, because James Murdoch very rarely speaks on the record. Last week, The New York Times indicated that “some directors” thought Murdoch might do a really good job as the new chairman of the Tesla board, now that Elon Musk is being forced by SEC settlement to step down.
I’d bet $420 that James Murdoch is among the directors who think James Murdoch is the front-runner, based on one sentence, which has one very likely source: “But Mr. Murdoch hasn’t volunteered for the post nor has he discussed it with any other director.” Here’s the tea leaf part:...
Published on 12 Oct 2018 at 12:00PM