Auto Europe, a global car rental aggregator, has named Dan Petlon as its new chief information officer.
Petlon replaces Steve Grant, who after 22 years, will be transitioning into retirement.
“We are pleased to welcome Dan to our executive leadership team,” said Imad Khaldi, CEO of Auto Europe. “In the past year, we have made a number of strategic hires in preparation for the growth we are forecasting for 2016. Dan will be an invaluable asset as we work to scale our infrastructure and IT team to better support our global customers and partners.”
Petlon has over 18 years of experience in information technology. In 2014, he was named one of Computerworlds’ Premier 100 IT Leaders while working as chief information officer for Enterasys Networks. Prior to his years in the commercial sector, Petlon began his career serving in the United States Navy.
"I am thrilled to be joining the team at Auto Europe at such an important time in its growth,” said Petlon. “I look forward to the exciting work ahead as we improve the scale of our platform and team to continue to deliver the smooth rental experience our customers have come to expect."