CarGurus has promoted Ronnie Parikh to vice president of corporate development and strategic partnerships.
Since joining the used-car listings site in 2017 as director of corporate development, Parikh (LinkedIn profile) has built up its mergers and acquisitions operations. Under his leadership, CarGurus acquired PistonHeads and Autolist, and integrated them into the company’s operations. He has also led CarGuru’s long-term strategic planning efforts.
Parikh will continue to oversee CarGurus’s m-and-a efforts as a vice president, as well as leading an international partnerships team. The company said that combining leadership for acquisitions and strategic partnerships under Parikh will create more efficient communication.
Parikh has an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Virginia.