Hertz Names John Holt Leader of Advantage Rent A Car

PARK RIDGE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/06/2011 -- The Hertz Corporation and Advantage Rent A Car today announced that John Holt has been appointed Vice President, Advantage Rent A Car, effective immediately, and reporting to the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mark P. Frissora. Holt succeeds Lois Boyd who was appointed to lead Hertz's equipment rental business on April 25, 2011.

Commenting on Holt's appointment, Mark Frissora said, "John has 16 years' experience leading airport and off-airport operations for Hertz in important leisure travel markets, including California and Florida, where Advantage is strong and growing. After two years in the Hertz family, Advantage is already generating annual run rate revenues of $290 million from 60 locations in the U.S. and Europe. John will help the Advantage team capitalize on its growing presence in the deep value segment of the car rental market."

Mr. Holt joined Hertz in 1995 as a Manager of its airport location in San Diego. Other key roles include Territory Manager in Los Angeles, Director of U.S. car rental field operations in the company's Park Ridge, New Jersey headquarters and, most recently, General Manager of Off-Airport operations in Southeast Florida. Prior to joining Hertz, John held sales and operations leadership roles for other companies, including roles with a leading national leisure rent a car company. He is a graduate of San Diego State University with a B.A. degree in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from California State University.


  1. John Flores [ February 24, 2012 @ 10:25AM ]

    Can you please pass this on to Mr Holt I could use a job as a district manager in the Los Angeles CA area. Thanks

    45221 Calico St
    Lancaster, CA 93535
    [email protected]


    A challenging responsible management position, utilizing my extensive management, supervisory, customer service skills and experience.

    Skills and Qualifications
    • Experience in office and store management, personal supervision and administration.
    • Excellent inside/outside sales and marketing skills.
    • Superior customer service, public relations, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft office and Internet access.


    Professional Experience

    Alamo National Car Rental 8/2008 – 10/2008. Los Angeles, California
    Station Manager: Supervised and trained employees, recruiting, termination's and
    evaluations of employees. Coordinated office operations; taking reservations, renting vehicles, loss prevention and resolved customer complaints.

    Dollar & Thrifty Car Rental (10/ 2000 -7/ 2007) Los Angeles, California Production Manager/Station Manager and Busing Manager LAX :
    Participates in conjunction with management in all phases of recruiting, discipline, training and performance reviews. Coordinate all vehicle delivery while ensuring the most cost effective methods. Establish and implement quality assurance methods to enhance cleanliness of all vehicles. Loss prevention and monitor reservations and vehicle return activity. Ensure specialty equipment including hand control units are prepped in advance.

    Valley Honda Kawasaki (5/1999 – 10 /2000) San Fernando, California
    Manager: Managed motorcycle dealershi

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