Car rental firm, Hertz, welcome new CFO

Having just marked their 100th anniversary, car hire company, Hertz, are having an explosive year. From reaching this wonderful milestone to adding new vehicles to their ever-growing fleet, the brand is constantly making big announcements. And, it appears this week is no different.

Jamere Jackson

Yesterday, Hertz announced that they have appointed a new CFO within the company, naming Jamere Jackson as the occupant of this prestigious title. Thomas Kennedy, a man that has enjoyed the title for over 4 years, has resigned to “pursue the next chapter of his career.”

“We are delighted to have Jamere join our team. He is a strategic, results-oriented financial leader with a proven track record of operational excellence,” said Kathryn Marinello, Hertz’s president and CEO, in a news release.

“Additionally, his collaborative leadership style coupled with an extensive and varied background, including in the consumer products and services arena, will serve Hertz well as we execute our growth strategy in a dynamic environment.”

An experienced finance professional

With many years of experience in the transport world, Jackson boasts a wonderful reputation, expected to do great things for the car hire brand. With experience working with some of the industry’s most prestigious brands, businesses such as Avis Rent A Car, Budget Rent A Car, Budget Truck and PHH Vehicle Management, can all be found on Jackoson’s CV.

“He is a proven leader who brings investment, financial, travel and business experience to our board of directors. We believe his insight and deep experience will make him a valued addition to the board,” said Henry Keizer, Hertz’s board chairman.

In addition to recruiting a new CFO, Hertz has also announced a new board member; Kevin M. Sheehan, Ttking the number of individuals on the board of directors up to 8.

Let us know what you think about this, is this a good move for Hertz?