Tesla's top accountant and controller leaves

03/08/18 05:44 PM EST

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) said late Thursday that Eric Branderiz, its chief accounting officer and controller, has left the company. Branderiz left "for personal reasons," Tesla said in a filing that did not specify an interim controller nor outlined a search for his replacement. According to a LinkedIn profile, Branderiz had been at Tesla since October 2016, and previously worked at SunPower Corp. (SPWR) Tesla shares fell 1.3% late Thursday after ending the regular session down 1%.

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