David Rowlands has been appointed general manager for Hertz UK, reporting directly to Rafael Girona, senior general manager Region North, Hertz International. He replaces Neil Cunningham - who, after 19 successful years in the company, has decided to pursue a new career opportunity.
Five major car rental companies have agreed to significantly review how they treat consumers thanks to a joint action from the European Commission and national enforcement authorities. Citizens will benefit from more clarity on insurance policies and tank refuelling options, more fairness when handling damages, and more price transparency.
The Hertz Corporation has said that, despite lengthy discussions regarding a contractual dispute, it has ended its car hire agreement with Ryanair. The rental giant alleges Ryanair’s agreement with GDS distribution companies represents a breach of contract, a claim Ryanair disputes.
The Hertz Corporation today announced that Dave Myrick has been appointed Senior Vice President of Sales for North America. Mr. Myrick reports to Robert J. Stuart, Executive Vice President, Global Sales.
The car rental brands Dollar and Thrifty, both part of Hertz Corporation, have opened 29 branches across Italy, replacing existing locations operated by a former licensee. The new airport and downtown branches have opened in Italy’s most important cities including Rome, Milan, Venice and Naples. In these and other major tourist destinations across the country, car rental customers with value oriented requirements will benefit from a larger, modern fleet and attractive offers.
Mark Frissora, former chief executive of Hertz Global, has been appointed chief executive of struggling Caesars Entertainment. He succeeds Gary Loveman, who will remain with the company to oversee the restructuring of the company’s largest division, Caesars Entertainment Operating, which filed for bankruptcy in January. Frissora left the car-rental giant in September last year.
Motorists must properly prepare their vehicles ahead of the cold snap to avoid putting themselves and other road users at risk, the Hertz Corporation and the AA have warned. Hertz and AA warn motorists to prepare for winter weather to cut road risks
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.
Jeffrey (Jeff) T. Foland has been appointed Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for Hertz, effective later this month. In his role at Hertz, Mr. Foland will oversee global car rental marketing, sales, pricing, and revenue functions.
Tyler Best has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Hertz, effective January 26, 2015.
Hertz Global Holdings has announced that John Tague has been appointed to the position of chief executive and to the company’s board of directors as of today.Tague’s appointment follows an extensive search conducted by the Hertz board. He is a travel and transportation industry veteran who has delivered demonstrable results in revenue generation, operational excellence and corporate transformation.
Hertz and Live Nation Entertainment have joined forces to offer travellers and entertainment fans free Ticketmaster Ticket Cash when renting a Hertz vehicle.