Reuters – Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an email to employees that Tesla cannot make new hires, including contractors, unless personally approved by the company, the information said. reported on Monday.
The report said Mr. Musk instructed executives to send him a list of job requests each week, while warning them to “think carefully” before submitting such requests.
Tesla did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for comment.
Musk last week named Linda Yaccarino, the former head of advertising at NBCUniversal, as Twitter’s new CEO. He said on Friday that hiring Yaccarino would allow him to spend more time running Tesla.
The billionaire is scheduled to address shareholders at Tesla’s annual meeting at its Austin, Texas headquarters on Tuesday.
(Reporting by Tiyashi Datta, Bangalore; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)