2019 Canadians to Watch
The auto industry is transforming, and these Canadians are the leading edge of the sword. Meet leaders and innovators from all walks of the auto industry.
It’s Automotive News Canada’s second annual Canadians to Watch, a news feature that recognizes key players in the auto industry.
Among the editors’ picks are several leaders of car companies, numerous young technology innovators, an economist, an educator and experts in mobility, auctions and electric-vehicle adoption.
There are certainly more Canadians out there transforming the industry, but we hope the profiles on the following pages provide a sense of the creativity and energy being brought to bear on the industry’s challenges.
Executive chairman, AutoCanada
CEO, Laval International
Engineer, GM Canada
President, Intelligent Transportation Society of America
Founder and CEO, Plug’n Drive
Executive vice-president of global operations, TradeRev
CEO, Acerta Analytics Solutions
Executive director, Automotive Business School of Canada
Chief technical officer, APMA
Economist, Canadian Automobile Dealers Association
Vice-president communications, AIS Technology Group
Managing director, Volvo Cars Canada
Manager of Transportation Policy and Innovation, City of Toronto
President, Nissan Canada
Vice-president, Auto/Mobility, RBC Ventures
Head of Jeep brand, FCA North America
CEO, Ford Canada
Founders of CircleChek