SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

December 06, 2007 14:21 ET

Hertz Names Robert J. Stuart Senior Vice President, Global Sales

PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - December 6, 2007) - Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) announced that Robert J. Stuart has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global Sales. Robert joins Hertz from General Electric where he has served, since 2006, as General Manager, Consumer Lighting and Electric Distribution Sales. Prior to that, Mr. Stuart was General Manager, Consumer Marketing, where he led efforts to significantly improve sales penetration at key major retail outlets. He was General Manager, Business Development Sales and Marketing for GE's lighting business in 2001. Prior to joining GE in 2000, Robert held senior level marketing and sales positions at the Halex Company and the Philips Lighting Company.

Mark P. Frissora, Hertz's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commenting on Mr. Stuart's appointment, said, "Bob has a 20-year track record of success leading sales and marketing strategies for well-known consumer brands in highly competitive, global markets. Bob has developed successful sales and marketing campaigns for both large and small business customers. Hertz is the only global car rental company, and the only travel-focused company among Business Week's Top 100 Global Brands. As Hertz's global footprint continues to grow, Bob will help lead our efforts to be the car rental company of choice for all leisure, business and replacement customers worldwide."

Mr. Stuart holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Cleveland State University.

Hertz, the world's largest general use car rental brand, operates from approximately 7,900 locations in 145 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the United States and at 69 airports in Europe. Hertz is the only car rental company with corporate and licensee locations in Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Latin America and North America. Hertz is the acknowledged leader in consumer-friendly product and service innovations in car rental including Hertz #1 Club Gold, NeverLost customized, onboard navigation systems, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, and unique cars and SUVs offered through Hertz's Prestige, Fun and Green Collections. Additionally, Hertz operates one of the largest equipment rental companies in the United States and Canada combined, with corporate locations also in France and Spain.

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