Walnut Creek, Calif.,(Thursday, November 10, 2022) – One Planet Group, a closely held private equity firm that owns a suite of online technology and media businesses, today announced that it has promoted Carlton Hamer to the position of Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Carlton willdirect all financial activities for One Planet Group and its subsidiaries, most notably, Buyerlink, Autoweb, and its venture fund.
“I have been impressed with Carlton since our first conversations around the acquisition of Autoweb. He is a strong and very capable leader.The CFO position has a deep impact on the culture of the company, which I value deeply. We are fortunate to have Carlton as an existing member of our organization and expand his role at One Planet Group. I know that we are in excellent hands.”
- Payam Zamani, Founder and CEO of One Planet Group
Carlton joins One Planet Group after serving as the CFO of Autoweb, a performance-based marketing company serving the automotive industry, which One Planet Group acquired earlier this year.Carlton is a certified public accountant, bringing nearly three decades of experience to One Planet Group. Prior to joining Autoweb, Carlton spent fifteen years at Cox Automotive, holding multiple Vice President roles that focused on strategic planning, supply chain, and real estate. During his tenure, he also served as controller of the AutoTrader.com division.
“I am very excited to join One Planet Group, in this larger capacity. Since the acquisition of AutoWeb, I have gotten to know the company and its team and I have been very impressed with people and the company’s culture.”
- Carlton Hamer
Carlton began his career with Deloitte and its audit team. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia, where he graduated cum laude.