Paul Parisi

President, PayPal Canada

Paul ParisiPaul is a results-oriented Canadian leader with a strong track record of more than 18 years in the payments industry. Paul is focused on building on the company’s successful 10-year history in Canada and driving the next phase of growth and profitability for the company and its 6.3 million active customers in the country.

Paul plays a critical role in identifying strategic partnerships and bringing payment innovations to the Canadian market. He leads his team to help more than 250,000 Canadian small businesses and large retailers grow their sales both domestic and cross-border.

Prior to PayPal, Paul was vice president and general manager of global commercial payments at American Express Canada. During his tenure at American Express, he developed and drove business strategy for corporate payments and small business services and held several key leadership positions across sales, account management, e-procurement and travel in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.

Paul has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Guelph.

Return to the List of CEOs