Houman Akhavan net worth and biography

Houman Akhavan Biography and Net Worth

CMO of CarParts.com

Houman Akhavan has been at the helm of CarParts.com’s marketing efforts as Chief Marketing Officer since February 2019, and previously served as the company’s Vice President of Marketing from January 2006 to December 2014. He was also a consultant to US Auto Parts (former company name of CarParts.com, Inc.) from August 2004 to December 2005, providing advice and guidance on marketing strategy and website optimization.

Prior to his role as CarParts.com’s Chief Marketing Officer, Houman was the Chief Executive Officer of Growth Rocket, a marketing consulting firm, from January 2015 to February 2019. From February 2000 to July 2004, Houman served as the founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Edigitalweb, Inc., an online marketing and software development firm that was responsible for the launch of US Auto Parts’ online presence. 

As CarParts.com’s CMO, Houman has played an integral role in the company’s overall turnaround and return to growth. His focus has been on harnessing martech—the marriage of marketing and technology—in order to drive growth and innovation, to build the CarParts.com brand, and to create a more personalized experience for customers. He was a critical player in building CarParts.com’s new universal progressive web application (uPWA) and the driving force behind the company’s site consolidation strategy. He has also established a strong partnership network to allow the product and technology teams to build best-in-class features for the CarParts.com website. As a member of Google’s exclusive Retail Advisory Council, Houman has exchanged invaluable knowledge with fellow top industry leaders at brands chosen for being the most important, progressive, and innovative in retail—including Wayfair, Chewy.com, Etsy, and more—helping to shape the future of CarParts.com as well as Google and commerce as a whole. Houman continues to remain focused on adding value to the customer experience and delighting customers no matter where they are in their automotive journey.

What is Houman Akhavan's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Houman Akhavan is at least $1.17 million as of March 15th, 2023. Mr. Akhavan owns 226,393 shares of CarParts.com stock worth more than $1,174,980 as of March 31st. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Akhavan may own. Learn More about Houman Akhavan's net worth.

What is Houman Akhavan's salary?

As the CMO of CarParts.com, Inc., Mr. Akhavan earned a total compensation package of $1,554,082.00 in 2021. Mr. Akhavan earned a salary of $329,423.00, stock awards of $1,175,094.00, and other compensation of $45,188.00. Learn More on Houman Akhavan's salary.

How do I contact Houman Akhavan?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Akhavan and other CarParts.com executives is 16941 KEEGAN AVE, CARSON CA, 90746. CarParts.com can also be reached via phone at (424) 702-1455 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Houman Akhavan's contact information.

Has Houman Akhavan been buying or selling shares of CarParts.com?

Within the last three months, Houman Akhavan has sold $1,552,715.91 in CarParts.com stock. Most recently, Houman Akhavan sold 294,633 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.27, for a transaction totalling $1,552,715.91. Following the completion of the sale, the chief marketing officer now directly owns 226,393 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,193,091.11. Learn More on Houman Akhavan's trading history.

Who are CarParts.com's active insiders?

CarParts.com's insider roster includes Houman Akhavan (CMO), Jim Barnes (Director), Sanjiv Gomes (Insider), Alfredo Gomez (VP), Jay Greyson (Director), David Meniane (CFO), and Lev Peker (CEO). Learn More on CarParts.com's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of CarParts.com?

During the last twelve months, CarParts.com insiders bought shares 4 times. They purchased a total of 54,003 shares worth more than $307,926.61. During the last twelve months, insiders at the specialty retailer sold shares 4 times. They sold a total of 309,272 shares worth more than $1,655,910.75. The most recent insider tranaction occured on March, 15th when Director Jim Barnes bought 18,700 shares worth more than $99,858.00. Insiders at CarParts.com own 10.0% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at CarParts.com.

Information on this page was last updated on 3/15/2023.

Houman Akhavan Insider Trading History at CarParts.com

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/15/2023Sell294,633$5.27$1,552,715.91226,393View SEC Filing Icon  
9/13/2021Sell5,249$17.69$92,854.81View SEC Filing Icon  
8/6/2021Sell700$20.51$14,357.00298,166View SEC Filing Icon  
6/24/2021Sell300$19.55$5,865.00326,232View SEC Filing Icon  
6/22/2021Sell16,585$19.54$324,070.90326,232View SEC Filing Icon  
3/10/2021Sell226,731$15.73$3,566,478.63345,212View SEC Filing Icon  
9/4/2020Buy4,000$10.33$41,320.00194,165View SEC Filing Icon  
5/14/2019Buy20,000$1.03$20,600.0020,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/20/2013Buy12,800$1.14$14,592.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Houman Akhavan Buying and Selling Activity at CarParts.com

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CarParts.com Company Overview

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CarParts.com, Inc. operates as an online provider of aftermarket auto parts and accessories in the United States and the Philippines. Its products include Collision Parts, Engine Parts, Performance Parts and Accessories. The firm also sells auto parts to collision repair shops, markets Kool-Vue products to auto parts wholesale distributor, and aftermarket catalytic converters under the Evan Fischer brand. Its flagship Websites include www.carparts.com, www.jcwhitney.com, www.autopartswarehouse.com and www.usautoparts.com. The company was founded by Sol Khazani and Mehran Nia in 1995 and is headquartered in Carson, CA.
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