As President of AutoTrader, Paul Whitworth is responsible for leading AutoTrader.ca and to
continue to develop it as the #1 automotive marketplace in Canada. Paul and his team are
focused on transforming the automotive retail experience for Canadians by providing practical
yet visionary solutions to dealers, manufacturers, and lenders.
Paul has been at the forefront of automotive industry transformation, as a strategist,
entrepreneur, and operator. Prior to joining TRADER, Paul was a key leader in building Cox
Automotive’s multi-billion-dollar Retail Solutions business. At Cox, Paul built the growth strategy,
championed acquisitions of key automotive software companies, and lead day-to-day
management of at several of the portfolio companies. Paul also has a successful track record as
an entrepreneur with successes such as co-founder of AutoPoint, originating team member and
advisor to vAuto, and co-founder of LightSource Renewables. Throughout his career, after
graduating from MIT, Paul has been leading transformation in automotive at companies like Cox
Automotive, Accenture, Hyundai Motor America, and Reynolds and Reynolds.