Mr. Lev Peker was appointed to the Board on August 3, 2023. Mr. Peker is an automotive and retail experienced C-Suite executive who has served in the CEO role, as well as on the board of directors at various public and private organizations. He has a results-driven mindset and a strong track record of performance in turnaround and high-paced organizations. Mr. Peker is currently the CEO of PartsiD, a leading digital commerce platform for the automotive aftermarket. Prior to that, Mr. Peker was the CEO of CarLotz, a nationwide used car consignment retailer (which recently merged with Shift Technologies). Prior to that role, Mr. Peker was the CEO of CarParts.com from 2019-2022, where he oversaw a more than doubling of annual revenue, a nearly fourfold improvement in EBITDA and an increase in market capitalization of over 500%. He also led the organization through a turnaround and strategic repositioning, while creating a 3-year plan to increase operational efficiency, maximize inventory, and improve the customer experience. Mr. Peker has also held various executive roles at Adorama, Sears Holdings Corporation and US Auto Parts in his career. Mr. Peker is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), has an MBA from The Anderson School of Management at UCLA and a BS in Accounting from USC’s Marshall School of Business.
Mr. Lev Peker is well-qualified to serve on the Board based on her extensive corporate experience and expertise in the field.