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[TechWeb] October 11, according to foreign media reports, after Musk reached an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States, Tesla's board of directors is preparing a new chairman to replace Musk, and for James Murdoch is Tesla's first candidate for chairman of the relevant reports, Musk has so far given Denial.
The Financial Times reported that James Murdoch was the first candidate for chairman of Tesla. In its report, Murdoch was in the lead among the candidates for chairman of Tesla.
Musk, however, responded to the Financial Times on Twitter, saying in his reply that it was inaccurate.
James Murdoch, the second son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, is now CEO of 21st Century Fox and director of Tesla, who joined Tesla's board in 2017.
Foreign media reported last week that some of Tesla's directors had proposed James Murdoch to succeed Musk as chairman.
Tesla's preparations for a new chairman came from a settlement between Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission at the end of September, under which Musk and Tesla were also fined $20 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Musk would have to resign within 45 days. Lara is chairman, but the settlement still needs court approval. The judge last week asked Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission to submit a joint letter by October 11 explaining why she was asked to approve the settlement.
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