Tesla Management

Management criteria checks 3/4

Tesla's CEO is Elon Musk, appointed in Oct 2008, has a tenure of 15.33 years. directly owns 12.91% of the company’s shares, worth $79.65B. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 5.2 years and 8 years respectively.

Key information

Elon Musk

Chief executive officer

n/a

Total compensation

CEO salary percentagen/a
CEO tenure15.3yrs
CEO ownership12.9%
Management average tenure5.2yrs
Board average tenure8yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Tesla Stock May Be A Star But I Still Would Not Buy It

Feb 21

We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Feb 18
We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla: An Analysis Of Its Position In Artificial Intelligence

Feb 13

Tesla Stock: 13-Point Countdown Supports My Buy Upgrade

Feb 05

Tesla: Learn From The Past, Think Of The Future (Rating Upgrade)

Jan 29

Tesla Q4 Earnings Preview: Margins Likely To Slip Again

Jan 23

Tesla: Rejoice In Weakness As The Gift Returns

Jan 17

The Price Is Right For Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Jan 15
The Price Is Right For Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla's AWS Is Its Megapack Business

Jan 11

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Dec 31
Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Does This Valuation Of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Nov 26
Does This Valuation Of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Why Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shaky Earnings Are Just The Beginning Of Its Problems

Oct 30
Why Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shaky Earnings Are Just The Beginning Of Its Problems

Returns on Capital Paint A Bright Future For Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Sep 27
Returns on Capital Paint A Bright Future For Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 24% Below Its Share Price

Aug 15
Tesla, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 24% Below Its Share Price

Is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Using Too Much Debt?

Aug 02
Is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Using Too Much Debt?

Here's Why We Think Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Is Well Worth Watching

Jul 16
Here's Why We Think Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Is Well Worth Watching

We Like Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Returns And Here's How They're Trending

Jun 26
We Like Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Returns And Here's How They're Trending

Beyond Meat, Tesla and British American Tobacco: Our lukewarm take on recent earnings and news

Dec 08
Beyond Meat, Tesla and British American Tobacco: Our lukewarm take on recent earnings and news

Tesla: Looking For Good Q3 Show

Oct 18

Tesla sold a record 83,135 China-made vehicles in September after Shanghai factory upgrade

Oct 10

Quick Takes: Tesla, Twitter, Carvana & More

Oct 06
Quick Takes: Tesla, Twitter, Carvana & More

Tesla: Don't Ignore These 4 Key Items In Q3 Earnings.

Oct 03

The Tesla Trap is Forming Again - Here is Why Bears Might be Wrong

Sep 28
The Tesla Trap is Forming Again - Here is Why Bears Might be Wrong

Shorting Tesla: Bridging The Lofty Valuation To Economics

Sep 27

Tesla reportedly denies store reshuffle in China

Sep 21

Tesla Bulls Seemingly In Control

Sep 13

Tesla further improves delivery turnaround time in China for Model 3, Model Ys

Sep 07

How Much Does FSD Impact Tesla's Valuation?

Aug 22

Tesla, YouTube, And The 10/10 Rule

Aug 15

Tesla sells 28,217 China-made vehicles in July, down ~64% sequentially

Aug 09

Tesla Q2: Wright's Law Continues

Aug 01

Tesla to tap public funding for building electric-vehicle chargers in a move to allow non-Tesla drivers to use its fast chargers

Jul 25

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Elon Musk's remuneration changed compared to Tesla's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Dec 31 2023n/an/a

US$15b

Sep 30 2023n/an/a

US$11b

Jun 30 2023n/an/a

US$12b

Mar 31 2023n/an/a

US$12b

Dec 31 2022n/an/a

US$13b

Sep 30 2022n/an/a

US$11b

Jun 30 2022n/an/a

US$10b

Mar 31 2022n/an/a

US$8b

Dec 31 2021n/an/a

US$6b

Sep 30 2021n/an/a

US$3b

Jun 30 2021n/an/a

US$2b

Mar 31 2021n/an/a

US$1b

Dec 31 2020n/an/a

US$690m

Sep 30 2020n/an/a

US$525m

Jun 30 2020n/an/a

US$368m

Mar 31 2020n/an/a

-US$144m

Dec 31 2019US$24kUS$24k

-US$870m

Sep 30 2019n/an/a

-US$835m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

-US$667m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

-US$976m

Dec 31 2018US$2bUS$56k

-US$976m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

-US$2b

Jun 30 2018n/an/a

-US$3b

Mar 31 2018n/an/a

-US$2b

Dec 31 2017US$50kUS$50k

-US$2b

Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Elon's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Elon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Elon Musk (51 yo)

15.3yrs

Tenure

Mr. Elon R. Musk is Executive Chairman & CTO of Twitter, Inc. from June 2023. Mr. Musk is a Co-Founder of Tesla, Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since October 2008 and Director since April 2...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Elon Musk
Technoking of Tesla15.3yrsno data12.91%
$ 79.6b
Andrew Baglino
Senior Vice President of Powertrain & Energy Engineering4.3yrsUS$303.00k0.00098%
$ 6.0m
Vaibhav Taneja
CFO, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer5.8yrsno data0.0033%
$ 20.3m
Martin Viecha
Senior Director for Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Brian Scelfo
Senior Director of Corporate Developmentno datano datano data
Jeffrey Straubel
Independent Director4.6yrsUS$11.67m0.00040%
$ 2.5m
Franz von Holzhausen
Chief Designerno datano datano data
Xiaotong Zhu
Senior Vice President of Automotiveless than a yearno data0.0019%
$ 11.8m
John Walker
Vice President of Sales - North America14.5yrsUS$394.28kno data
Peter Bannon
Chip Architectno datano datano data
Turner Caldwell
Engineering Managerno datano datano data
Rodney Westmoreland
Director of Construction Managementno datano datano data

5.2yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: TSLA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Elon Musk
Technoking of Tesla19.8yrsno data12.91%
$ 79.6b
Jeffrey Straubel
Independent Directorless than a yearUS$11.67m0.00040%
$ 2.5m
Ira Ehrenpreis
Independent Director16.8yrsno data0.018%
$ 110.6m
James Murdoch
Independent Director6.6yrsno data0.0049%
$ 30.5m
Robyn Denholm
Independent Chairwoman9.5yrsno data0.00047%
$ 2.9m
Kathleen Wilson-Thompson
Independent Director5.2yrsno data0.00017%
$ 1.0m
Kimbal Musk
Director19.8yrsno data0.051%
$ 311.7m
Joseph Gebbia
Independent Director1.4yrsno data0%
$ 0

8.0yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TSLA's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).


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