Hertz Names New Chief Administrative Officer

Tom Sabatino has been named Hertz's chief administrative officer and senior executive vice president. Photo courtesy of The Hertz Corp.
Tom Sabatino has been named Hertz's chief administrative officer and senior executive vice president. Photo courtesy of The Hertz Corp.

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. announced that Thomas (Tom) J. Sabatino, Jr. has been appointed senior executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, effective Feb. 9.

Sabatino will oversee legal, compliance, human resources, labor relations, communications, government affairs, community relations, real estate, facilities and security, according to Hertz.

Sabatino joins Hertz from Walgreens Boots Alliance where he has served most recently as executive vice president, global legal and chief administrative officer. He has also served as executive vice president and general counsel at United Airlines and Schering-Plough.

"Tom Sabatino is a seasoned executive who is also widely recognized as a leading general counsel,” said John Tague, Hertz president and chief executive officer. “Tom will be a senior adviser and business partner, not only in his capacity as chief legal and compliance officer, but also in his role leading significant corporate functions. I look forward to working with Tom as we build a Hertz culture based on excellence, integrity and sustained performance."

"I am thrilled to be joining John and the rest of his management team at this exciting time in Hertz's history,” said Sabatino. “I hope to leverage my experience as a senior legal officer and leader of key corporate functions to help optimize the company's performance as we work together to transform this iconic brand."

In the past month, Hertz has also appointed a new chief information officer and chief revenue officer


  1. Theron Bell [ January 21, 2015 @ 01:25PM ]

    Still makes no sense to me how a CEO can be hired from the outside and never washed a car or learn the company rental culture or run a rental branch. Enterprise would never promote anyone - much less a CEO - who didn't prove themselves and know the business from the inside. I guess that's why Enterprise is superior and has more rubber-on-road than any other Car Rental company.

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