Faraday fires their CEO Carsten Breitfeld
The struggling Californian electric car start-up Faraday Future has removed Carsten Breitfeld as CEO of the company. His successor has already been appointed internally. However, the tasks for the new CEO will not be easy, according to the latest publications.
Byton confirms co-founder Breitfeld is leaving
Today the Chinese electric car startup Byton confirmed that their Chairperson and CTO, former BMW manager Dr Carsten Breitfeld is leaving to “start a new adventure within the startup industry”. Byton said they will announce a new CTO soon and are on track with the pre-series production of M-Byte starting this summer.
Byton makes changes to leadership structure
Byton has announced to split the positions of CEO and Chairman more strictly, with Carsten Breitfeld taking over the role of chairman. Co-founder Daniel Kirchert will become CEO. Until now, Breitfeld had covered both positions.