PARTS iD Inc., the owner and operator of, among other verticals, CARiD.com, a leading digital commerce platform for the automotive aftermarket, has announced the appointment of James Doss as its chief financial officer (CFO), effective Jan. 1, 2023. Doss will assume the role following the retirement of current CFO Kailas Agrawal at the end of this year.
“We are appreciative of the work Kailas has done to bring us to this point as a public company and we wish him the best in retirement,” said Nino Ciappina, CEO of PARTS iD. “As we look ahead, we are very pleased to have Jim join PARTS iD. Jim’s extensive financial and strategic experience, including his time as a public company CFO, will be a significant asset as we continue our focus on improved liquidity and profitability through margin, expense and investment optimization.”
Most recently, Doss served as CFO at Indyme Solutions, LLC, a leading software and tech services provider of customer engagement and active loss prevention systems, where he oversaw financial reporting, budgeting, general accounting, credit and collateral, and corporate finance. Prior to his time at Indyme, Doss served as CFO at RF Industries LTD, a publicly traded manufacturer of interconnect products and systems across wireless/wireline telecom, data communications and industrial markets. Earlier in his career, Doss held several progressively senior finance roles across a number of organizations, leading to improved financial performance, heightened productivity and enhanced internal controls.
Doss earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from San Diego State University.