Andrea Stairs Krishnappa
Andrea Stairs Krishnappa was appointed to EDC’s Board of Directors in June 2018. As the General Manager of eBay Canada & Latin America, Ms. Stairs Krishnappa leads the strategy and operations across 27 countries for one of the world’s largest online marketplaces. She is responsible for delivering buy- and sell-side services and for overseeing of eBay’s Canada & Latin America functions, including marketing, product management, business development, and public and government relations. Previously, Ms. Stairs Krishnappa was the managing director of eBay Canada, Canadian head of marketing, and was instrumental in launching eBay’s French-Canadian website. Ms. Stairs Krishnappa sits on several boards including Canada’s National Ballet School, Toronto Region Board of Trade, and Ontario’s Panel for Economic Growth & Prosperity. After receiving a BA from McGill University, Ms. Stairs Krishnappa obtained JD and MBA degrees from the University of Toronto. She is also the recipient of the Women’s Executive Network’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, in the Corporate Executive category.