Hertz appoints Gil West as CEO, effective this April

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 19 Mar 2024 Views icon3026 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Hertz, an American car rental company, has announced the appointment of Gil West as CEO, effective 1 April, 2024. 

West, the former COO of Delta Airlines and GM's Cruise unit, will succeed Stephen Scherr, who has decided to step down as CEO and member of the Board of Directors, on March 31, 2024. 

"Gil's success in leading over 70,000 people at Delta and orchestrating highly effective operational turnarounds will position him well to lead Hertz. He
will be able to build upon the strategic projects begun during Stephen's tenure, including improvements to technology, commercial partnerships and
the revitalisation of our value brands," said Colin Farmer, Lead Director of the Hertz Board of Directors. 

"With a 106-year history, Hertz enjoys incredible brand strength and customer loyalty and I look forward to working with the team to achieve its potential for our customers, team members and shareholders," said Gil West. 

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