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BBT July/August 2018
July/August 2018
For Business, Corporate Travel & Meeting Buyers & Arrangers

Hertz appoints new CIO

Opal Perry, CIO of Hertz
Company Old: 
Allstate Insurance Company
Company New: 
Hertz

Hertz Global Holdings has announced the appointment of Opal Perry as executive vice president and chief information officer.

Perry brings more than 25 years’ experience as a global technology leader. She has been with Allstate Insurance Company since 2011, most recently as divisional chief information officer, claims, and vice president of technology and strategic ventures. Prior to Allstate, Perry led technology teams at Wells Fargo and Company, SPL Worldgroup and Spear Technologies.

Perry will lead Hertz’s information technology strategy, development and operations, as well as the prioritisation and delivery of its cloud-based systems’ transformation.

Perry commented: “I’m privileged to be joining Hertz, an industry leader with iconic brands and a rich history. The company’s forward-looking philosophy and commitment to innovation and growth mirror mu own ideals. I look forward to seeing what we can accomplish together for our employees and customs in the years ahead.”

Kathryn V Marinello, president and CEO of Hertz, added: “As we transform our business for the future, it’s critical that we leverage our information technology and capitalise on data insights to accelerate our growth around the world. Opal is a seasoned global business leader, a strong collaborator and a proven partner in driving innovation, simplification and efficiency to create value for customers and, importantly, to create a better experience for our employees.”

hertz.com