Elon Musk has given himself the job title “Technoking of Tesla”.
The change was announced in a filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday, along with a new title for the electrical automobile maker’s primary financial officer Zach Kirkhorn.
” Effective as of March 15, 2021, the titles of Elon Musk and Zach Kirkhorn have actually altered to Technoking of Tesla and Master of Coin, respectively,” the filing states.
” Elon and Zach will likewise maintain their particular positions as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.”
Mr Kirkhorn’s new title, a term for a treasurer released in literary fantasy consisting of the world of George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, comes after Tesla’s current $1.5 billion financial investment into the cryptocurrency bitcoin.
Mr Musk’s meanwhile may be a nod to Tesla’s plan to develop a techno “rave cavern” under its Berlin Gigafactory, which is currently under building and construction 35km south-east of the German capital.
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Over half a million people enacted an online poll last March for the world’s wealthiest automaker to consist of the unusual feature underneath the factory, with Mr Musk assuring it would include “a legendary sound system and woofers the size of a car”.
On Sunday, the Tesla employer tweeted: “Humankind techno: Loves raves and innovation.”
When asked if the rave cavern is still planned, he responded: “Ja.”.
Mr Musk has actually had a tempestuous relationship with the SEC, with the regulator stripping him of his title as chairman of Tesla in 2018 over tweets he had sent connecting to the company’s share cost.