Jerome Guillen, Tesla veteran, leaves

The vice president of the US electric car manufacturer Tesla, Jerome Guillén, poses at the Paris Motor Show on the last press day on October 3, 2014. The Paris Motor Show opens to the public on Saturday.

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Tesla executive Jerome Guillén left the company after just three months as president of its heavy-duty truck unit, according to an SEC document released Monday.

“We appreciate his many contributions and wish him the best in his future career,” the company said at the presentation. His last day was June 3.

Prior to his appointment to that position in March, Guillén had led the company’s entire vehicle business since 2018. During his time as President of Automotive, Tesla opened its first overseas plant, in Shanghai, and expanded its supply partnerships. of battery cells. Guillén has worked at the company in positions that report directly to CEO Elon Musk since November 2010.

In its fourth quarter 2020 shareholder filing, Tesla said the Semi program was still “in development,” but promised that Tesla Semi deliveries would begin in 2021. In its annual financial filing with the SEC for 2020, Tesla did not reiterate that Semi delivery deadline.

Guillén is the second senior executive to leave in recent months, after former legal vice president Al Prescott, who left in April.

– CNBC’s Lora Kolodny contributed to this report.

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