Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) hires Simon Sproule as VP of communications and marketing
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has hired Simon Sproule, former director of communications for the Renault-Nissan Alliance, as vice president of communications and marketing. Renault-Nissan Alliance is the world’s largest seller of battery-powered cars, which is what Tesla is aiming for. Sproule, 45, spent over 20 years working at Nissan, Ford Motor Company (including Jaguar), and Microsoft. He has worked in the U.S., Japan, the U.K., and France.