Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) has appointed Richard Marani as its chief information officer (CIO).
Marani, who will be reporting to Larry Silber, president and CEO of HERC, has more than 30 years of IT experience across industrial products, construction equipment, aerospace, and information technology businesses.
Marani will ensure that the company has the proper IT technologies and systems in place to support the planned separation and future growth. Marani began his career at General Electric, transitioning into IT and going on to become an information technology leader.
As vice president of IT at Ingersoll Rand he was responsible for developing and implementing IT strategies. He built out IT systems in advance of the spin-off of the construction equipment division to Doosan Infracore. After four years there he returned to Ingersoll, taking responsibility for global IT strategy for a $3 billion sector of the Ingersoll portfolio.