Avis Budget Group announces new Commercial Director
Avis Budget Group has today announced the appointment of Ian Jones as Commercial Director for the Pacific region. In this role, he is responsible for driving growth across our Avis, Budget and Apex brands in the Pacific region.
Mark Servodidio, President, International, Avis Budget Group, said “We are thrilled to welcome Ian and have him join our Pacific Leadership team. We are confident that he will play a valuable role in the future direction of the business within Australia and New Zealand.
With his background in sales, Ian is accustomed to innovative and dynamic environments where the need to alter mindsets and challenge the norm is essential to getting ahead of the curve, and plans to do just that in his new position.”
Jones, joins the organisation with a wealth of experience having worked at large-scale businesses across the country, such as ASX listed marketing services business, Salmat, and Australia Post.
“I’m excited to be stepping into this role at Avis Budget Group, and joining this global organization at a time of exciting transition and innovation, as the car rental giant evolves into an overarching mobility solutions provider,” said Mr. Jones.
Ian’s role as Commercial Director is effective from 16 July. He will be based in Sydney.
About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) is a leading global provider of mobility solutions, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 11,000 rental locations in approximately 180 countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world’s leading car sharing network, with more than one million members. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australasia directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 31,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. More information is available at www.avisbudgetgroup.com.