Europcar appoints Gary Smith as UK managing director
Europcar has named Gary Smith as its new UK managing director as part of a raft of management board changes.
Smith joined Europcar Group in 2012 as UK finance director and previously he occupied a number of financial and operational positions within the car rental industry, both at group and UK level.
His appointment follows the announcement on 25 July 2016 of a project to set up a new organisation structured around Business Units, which has also seen management board members’ roles redefined with new group responsibilities assigned, covering:
– Philippe Germond, CEO
– Caroline Parot, deputy CEO
– Kenneth McCall, deputy CEO, countries and operations
– Fabrizio Ruggiero, deputy CEO, sales, marketing, customers & interRent
In addition, Jean-Claude Poupard, current operational finance and risk group director, is appointed Europcar Group chief financial officer.