|By PR Newswire||
|September 3, 2014 01:14 PM EDT||
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BuyAutoParts.com today announced that Chris Struempler has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective September 2, 2014. As CFO, Struempler will be responsible for leading the financial operations and activities for BuyAutoParts.com and establishing strategic and financial planning for the Company. Struempler will report to Dara Greaney, Chief Executive Officer.
Struempler has over 16 years of experience managing the financial performance of e-commerce and CPG businesses. Prior to joining BuyAutoParts.com, Chris was Senior Finance Director for JC Penny's Digital Commerce business and helped lead the transformation and turnaround of the business on jcp.com. Before JC Penney, Struempler worked for Amazon.com for 6 years in Financial Leadership roles within Merchant Services, Worldwide Operations, and as VP & Treasurer for Amazon Capital Services. Prior to Amazon, Struempler worked at Procter & Gamble for 9 years where he held various financial leadership positions.
"We really wanted to bring someone in who could help take our Finance Department and the company to the next level," stated Dara Greaney. "Chris' world-class experience at P&G, Amazon and JCP fills a key need for us in helping to implement solid strategies for growing the company"
Likewise, Struempler communicated his enthusiasm, "This is an exciting time to join the BuyAutoParts.com team. The Company has a solid track record of growth and I believe I can make a major contribution to the management team. I look forward to working with Dara and the leadership team to achieve our business objectives."
Struempler holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and an MBA from Brigham Young University.
Established in 1989, BuyAutoParts.com has grown to be a leading international e-commerce and wholesale distribution company based in San Diego, CA. Long before branching out into the world of retail internet sales, they have been providing high quality parts and excellence in customer service for over 20 years. The company began by remanufacturing steering parts, and today provides a full line of OEM new, aftermarket new, and remanufactured auto parts at wholesale prices. For more information please visit www.BuyAutoParts.com.
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