Gary Smith has been appointed managing director for Europcar UK as part of a number of board level changes.
Smith joined Europcar Group in 2012 as UK finance director and his appointment as UK managing director follows a project to set up a new organisation structured around business units. Management board members’ roles have been redefined and they will focus on their new group responsibilities:
- Philippe Germond, CEO
- Caroline Parot, deputy CEO
- Kenneth McCall, deputy CEO, countries and operations
- Fabrizio Ruggiero, deputy CEO, sales, marketing, customers & InterRent
Jean-Claude Poupard, current operational finance and risk group director, has been appointed Europcar group chief financial officer. He joined Europcar as group treasury director in February 2011.
Raoul Colantoni has been appointed managing director for Italy and Franck Rohard has been appointed Europcar Group general secretary.