TrueCar Names President, COO

Santa Monica-based TrueCar, the online car pricing site run by Scott Painter, said today that it has named Stephen Hansen as the firm's new President and COO. Hansen was most recently CEO and Chairman of WePlay, and also has served at Avamar Technologies and was Chief Operating Officer of GeoCities. Hansen has also been at Universal Studios and KPMG. Hansen reports to Painter, and will head up strategic planning, product and technology development, and marketing, among other duties.