Indonesian billionaire KoGuan Leo, the third-largest individual shareholder of electric car maker Tesla, is calling for CEO Elon Musk to step down.
Leo accuses the eccentric billionaire of focusing too heavily on Twitter, the social media site that Musk recently bought for over $44 billion.
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“Elon left Tesla and Tesla has no acting CEO,” Leo wrote Wednesday on Twitter. “Tesla needs and deserves a full-time working CEO.”
Leo went on to suggest that Tesla’s board was committed to looking for a replacement. The billionaire proposed that Musk should be given the opportunity to find and name his own successor with independent oversight from the board.
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He added, “Elon was the proud father, Tesla has grown up. It takes an executioner, Tim Cook-like, not Elon.”
Leo owns approximately 22 million shares of Tesla, worth approximately $3.4 billion in total.
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Reacting early Friday to Twitter’s recent suspension of some journalists, a European Commission official appeared to suggest that Musk or the company could face sanctions.
The suspended accounts include those of CNN correspondent Donie O’Sullivan, New York Times technology reporter Ryan Mac, Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell, The Intercept reporter Micah Lee and others, That was reported by Fox News.