Hertz Global Holdings announced the appointment of Kevin M. Sheehan to its board of directors. With his appointment, the size of the company's board has increased to eight directors. Sheehan will be a member of the financing and technology committees of the board.
Sheehan has been a director of Scientific Games Corporation, a gaming and lottery company, since 2016 and has served as Scientific Games' senior advisor since June 1. From Aug. 5, 2016 to May of this year, Sheehan served as the president and CEO at Scientific Games.
Sheehan previously held several senior positions with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a global cruise company, from November 2007 to January 2015. These positions included president from August 2010 to January 2015; CEO from November 2008 to January 2015; and chief financial officer from November 2007 to September 2010. He also previously served as chairman of the board and CEO of Cendant Corporation's vehicle services division from March 2003 to March 2005, which included global responsibility for Avis Rent A Car, Budget Rent A Car, Budget Truck, PHH Vehicle Management, First Fleetm and Wright Express.
"We are pleased to have Kevin join us," Henry R. Keizer, Hertz's chairman of the board, said in a statement. "He is a proven leader who brings investment, financial, travel, and business experience to our board of directors. We believe his insight and deep experience will make him a valued addition to the board."
Sheehan currently serves on the boards of directors of New Media, Inc., Scientific Games, and Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. Sheehan received an undergraduate degree from Hunter College and an MBA from New York University's Graduate School of Business.