Musk was mandated to leave his role as chairman of the board at Tesla as part of a settlement with the SEC following his now infamous take-private tweets in August. Musk said, in that series of tweets, that he was considering taking Tesla private at $420 a share, and even had some funding secured. The tweets sent shares soaring to an intraday high of $387.46 a share on 7th August 2018.
Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 7, 2018
Robyn Denholm Career Highlight
- From 9th January 2017 to 1st October 2018, Robyn Denholm worked as the Head of Strategy and Chief Financial officer of Telstra Corporation Limited. He previously worked for the company as its Chief Operating Officer from 2017.
- From 2014 – to 2018, She was a Board member, and Audit Committee Chair of Tesla Motors Inc.
- She worked as a Board Member, Finance and Audit Committee Member of ABB in Zürich Area, Switzerland from April 2016- April 2017.
- From August 2007 to August 2016 Denholm changed career tacks leaving strategic planning and returning to her finance roots when she joined Juniper Networks as Chief Financial Officer. Juniper is best known for the development and marketing of networking products including routers, switches, network management software, network security products, and software-defined networking technology.
- She worked as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Planning of Sun Microsystems Inc from 1996 – Aug 2007. The company is located in Santa Clara California.
- Robyn Denholm worked as the National Manager Finance of Toyota Motor Corporation Australia from 1989 to 1996.
Robyn Denholm Husband
Robyn Denholm Husband is a golf enthusiast. When she left Juniper in the middle of 2016, she is quoted saying that she took a year off to travel and play golf with her husband. However, five months into that break she was approached to return to Australia for the Telstra COO role, an opportunity she took.