HERC Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has announced that its Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. (HERC) subsidiary has named Richard Marani as its chief information officer (CIO), reporting to Larry Silber, president and CEO of HERC.

Marani joins HERC as part of its preparation for its separation from Hertz as a stand-alone company.

"We are pleased to welcome Rich to the HERC senior leadership team," said Silber. "Rich Marani has a track record of delivering on business critical IT objectives and overseeing successful information system transformations. He will be an invaluable asset to HERC as we plan for our future. Rich has already led an information technology team through a spin-off transaction and brings executive-level IT experience to ensure that our infrastructure enables our business plans."

Marani has more than 30 years of IT experience across industrial products, construction equipment, aerospace and information technology businesses. As CIO, Marani will ensure that HERC has the proper technologies and systems in place to support the planned separation and future growth.

Marani has held IT positions at General Electric, United Technologies and Ingersoll Rand Corp.

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