Named Executive Vice President of People to lead stepped-up talent search

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 15, 2015–

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling mobile marketplace, has hired technology industry veteran Don Robertson as its executive vice president, people, and chief human resources officer to bolster recruitment of top-tier talent needed to keep pace with the company’s expanding business.

Robertson joins TrueCar from Hewlett Packard, where he has worked since 2001, most recently as senior vice president of human resources for Enterprise Services. He has over three decades of experience in human resources, business and general management roles, and has worked in finance positions for companies including GE Capital Corp., the Stanford Research Institute and The Clorox Co.

He starts with TrueCar in the newly created position in August, and will report directly to Scott Painter, the company’s chief executive officer and founder.

“Don’s experience in building teams, cultivating talent and aligning HR priorities to drive business results will allow him to have an immediate and meaningful impact for TrueCar as we continue on our growth trajectory,” Painter said. “He truly rounds out our leadership team, and I am confident he’ll help accelerate TrueCar’s growth by building on the remarkable foundation of people already in place.”

TrueCar, with 500 employees across the country, intends to attract even more top-tier talent, particularly from the technology industry and developer community, as it grows.

“I’m excited about TrueCar’s potential and the opportunity to help the company get to the next level in terms of talent,” Robertson said. “We’re going to be scaling up in all areas and my focus will be on making sure everything is in place to make TrueCar a top destination for quality tech talent.”

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About TrueCar

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling mobile marketplace, gives consumers transparent insight into what others paid and access to guaranteed savings off MSRP from TrueCar Certified Dealers. TrueCar’s network of more than 10,000 trusted Certified Dealers is committed to providing upfront pricing information and a hassle-free buying experience. TrueCar powers car-buying programs for some of the largest U.S. membership and service organizations, including AARP, American Express, AAA and USAA. Not all program features are available in all states. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in San Francisco and Austin, Texas. For more information, go to Follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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