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Now it seems that Musk could be setting his sights on disrupting the multibillion-dollar tequila industry.
Robyn will be leaving her role as CFO and Head of Strategy at Telstra, once her six-month notice period with Telstra is complete, Tesla said in a statement.
Musk revealed on Twitter that he recently asked his service team to expand to all population regions (not just major metros) in North America, Eastern Europe, China, and Japan by the end of next year.
The news comes weeks after Tesla and Musk agreed to pay USD 20 million each as fine as part of a settlement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Teslaquila first featured in an April Fool's joke in which Musk, the CEO of Tesla, said on Twitter that he had been found "passed out against a Tesla Model 3, surrounded by 'Teslaquila' bottles".
"It hasn't been decided yet what training I will need to undergo but Elon Musk has said it shouldn't be too hard," Maezawa jested, adding in Japanese, "I believe English will be a must."
The settlement, which still must be approved by a federal judge, includes a provision intended to rein in the Tesla chief's much-criticized use of Twitter.
Tesla has racked up deep losses, announcing in August a record USD 717.5 million net loss for the previous quarter. But Musk has pledged to post profits in future quarters.
Musk settled with the SEC after advisers persuaded him the terms were .favorable and a lengthy court fight would not be in the best interest of the company
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Saturday, just two days after filing a case seeking to oust Musk as CEO.
Much of the investor unease centered on the SEC's demand that Musk be barred from serving at a public company, an outcome considered potentially devastating to Tesla.
The SEC said Musk's statements on Twitter were "false and misleading" and that he had never discussed the plans with company officials or potential funders. He later said he later decided against it.
The spaceware will first orbit the moon in mid-2020, followed by a moon landing attempt set for mid-2021.
On August 7, Musk surprised the investment world with a Twitter announcement that he was considering taking Tesla private and that the funds needed to do so were "secured".
Shares skidded as word spread of a criminal investigation triggered by Musk's Twitter comments. Tesla shares ended the formal Nasdaq trading day down 3.35 percent to $284.96.