Hertz today announced that Thomas (Tom) J. Sabatino, Jr. has been appointed Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, effective February 9. Mr. Sabatino will oversee legal, compliance, human resources, labor relations, communications, government affairs, community relations, real estate, facilities, and security. He joins Hertz from Walgreens Boots Alliance where he has served most recently as Executive Vice President, Global Legal and Chief Administrative Officer. He has also served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at United Airlines and Schering-Plough as well as General Counsel at Baxter International and American Medical International.
John Tague, Hertz President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Tom Sabatino is a seasoned executive who is also widely recognised as a leading general counsel. Tom will be a senior advisor and business partner, not only in his capacity as chief legal and compliance officer, but also in his role leading significant corporate functions. I look forward to working with Tom as we build a Hertz culture based on excellence, integrity and sustained performance.”
Mr. Sabatino said, “I am thrilled to be joining John and the rest of his management team at this exciting time in Hertz’s history. I hope to leverage my experience as a senior legal officer and leader of key corporate functions to help optimise the Company’s performance as we work together to transform this iconic brand.”