New European Leadership For Hertz

Hertz Europe has announced that Francis Waddington has been appointed as Vice President, Europe, and Rafael Girona has been named Vice President, Field Operations and Customer Experience. Additionally, Richard Davies has been appointed as Country Manager, Hertz UK, reporting to Waddington.

Waddington, who most recently served as Vice President, South Europe, has more than 37 years of operational leadership and management experience, including 16 years serving in a general manager capacity at Hertz Italy, Hertz France and Hertz Spain.

Girona is now responsible for leading all operational support functions, including operations services, customer experience and local business development of both Hertz Car Rental and Hertz 24/7 in corporate Europe. Girona most recently served as Vice President, North Europe at Hertz.  

As UK Country Manager, Davies is responsible for developing and executing the strategy and business plan for Hertz in the country.