Hertz Global Holdings a global leader in car rental, today announced that Alexandra (Alex) Brooks has been appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective November 1, 2020. Ms. Brooks will oversee the company’s global accounting operations, financial shared services, tax and risk management.
Ms. Brooks previously had served as Senior Vice President, Internal Audit at Hertz since June 2020. She has more than 25 years of experience in finance, accounting and audit. Prior to joining Hertz, Ms. Brooks was Vice President, Internal Audit at Aptiv PLC, a global technology company, and before that was the Chief Financial Officer for Champion Windows and Home Exteriors, a home improvement company. She has also held a variety of leadership roles at the General Electric Company, including Global Controller for the Aviation segment, Executive Technical Advisor to the Corporate Audit Staff and Global Controller for the Plastics division. Additionally, Ms. Brooks worked at the General Motors Company in a variety of finance and accounting roles and began her career with Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
Ms. Brooks is a Certified Public Accountant with an MBA from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Rhode Island.
“In a short time, Alex has made significant contributions to Hertz,” said Kenny Cheung, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “I know her leadership and extensive accounting, finance and audit experience will continue to serve Hertz well as we further progress our efforts to ensure a strong future for the company.”