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Business Observer Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 1 month ago

Company CFO resigns, replacement named

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Jamere Jackson will join Hertz Global Holdings on Sept. 10, replacing Thomas Kennedy who recently announced his resignation.

ESTERO — Hertz Global Holdings Chief Financial Officer Thomas Kennedy has resigned to pursue other opportunities, the company announced on Aug. 20. It also announced that effective Sept. 10, Jamere Jackson will become the new CFO.

Jackson will oversee all financial aspects of the company, including financial planning and analysis; accounting and financial reporting; and manage tax, internal audit, treasury and risk management. 

"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," says Kathryn Marinello, president and CEO of Hertz, in statement. "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."

Previously, Jackson was CFO of Nielsen Holdings. Prior to joining Nielsen in 2014, he was vice president and chief financial officer of GE Oil & Gas — Drilling & Surface. He has also held several roles in finance, mergers and acquisitions and strategic planning at The Proctor & Gamble Company, Yum! Brands, First Data Corp. and Total System Services.

"It's an exciting time to be joining Hertz as it leverages its rich history, brand strength and legacy of innovation to address an evolving marketplace,” says Jackson in a statement. “I look forward to becoming part of the team that is leading the company through its next phase of transformation."

Until Jackson joins Hertz in September, Robin Kramer, senior vice president and chief accounting officer, will serve as acting CFO.

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