Rick Frecker has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel for Hertz Global Holdings Inc. Frecker has served as the company's acting general counsel since April.
"Rick has performed exceptionally throughout his eight years with the company and is held in high regard throughout our organization," said John Tague, president and CEO of Hertz Global Holdings. "Heading our general counsel office over the past several months, Rick has proven himself extremely capable leading complex transactions, such as the separation of our equipment rental business, while also providing valued counsel to the senior leadership team. I am very pleased to see Rick take this next step at Hertz Global Holdings."
Frecker, who joined the company in 2008, previously served as vice president and deputy general counsel. In that role, he was responsible for all corporate securities matters and served as head legal counsel on treasury and corporate development activities together with responsibility for corporate compliance, according to Hertz. Additionally, he has had responsibility for legal activities related to the company's franchise agreements.
Frecker received his legal degree from the Fordham University School of Law and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Western Michigan University.