Vroom Names New CFO

By Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Vroom Inc., an e-commerce platform for buying and selling used vehicles, announced the appointment of Robert R. Krakowiak as chief financial officer, effective Sept. 13. He succeeds David K. Jones, who will remain as a non-executive employee of the company through Nov. 30 in order to ensure a seamless transition.

Krakowiak previously served as CFO of Stoneridge Corporation for more than five years. Prior to his time at Stoneridge, he held diverse roles in finance and investor relations at Visteon Corporation and Owens Corning. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Krakowiak will oversee financial reporting, accounting, tax, treasury, risk management and financial planning and analysis, as well as leading investor relations.

“Bob has a proven track record of results-driven leadership, strategic thinking and financial acumen,” said company CEO Paul J. Hennessy. “We look forward to benefiting from his leadership and expertise as we continue to execute on our plan, scale our operations and pursue our path to profitability.”

Krakowiak said he is excited to step into his new position.

“I look forward to partnering with the entire Vroom team to build on the company’s strong momentum and business fundamentals,” he said.

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