March 13, 2012 // Franchising.com // Caroline Parot has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Europcar Groupe, the leader in car rental services in Europe. She replaces Claire Giraut, and joins the group’s Executive Committee alongside Roland Keppler, Chief Executive Officer, and Rafael Girona, Chief Operating Officer.
Caroline Parot was previously in charge of Group Controlling for the Group.
Prior to joining Europcar, Caroline held senior finance positions within the Technicolor Group (formerly Thomson) as Group Controller and Technology Segment CFO. Caroline started her career as Senior Manager Audit at Ernst & Young.
Caroline holds a Master in Finance from ESCP Business School, and a post-graduate degree in Economics & Mathematics from Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne.
“We are delighted to welcome Caroline Parot as Chief Financial Officer,” said Europcar Groupe CEO Roland Keppler. “Caroline will bring her solid expertise and thorough understanding of our business specifics to our financial strategy. I want to thank Claire Giraut for the work she conducted during her mandate.”
Europcar is the leader in car rental services in Europe. Present in 150 countries, the company provides customers with access to the world’s largest vehicle rental network through its own operations, franchisees and partnerships. Through Europcar’s portfolio of brands, the company and its franchisees generated more than €3 billion in revenue in 2010, including nearly €2 billion in consolidated revenue. With 6,500 employees committed to delivering customer satisfaction and an average fleet of close to 200,000 vehicles, Europcar is conscious of its corporate citizenship responsibilities. Winner of the first World Travel Award recognizing the World's Leading Green Transport Solutions Company, Europcar also was honored with the Award in 2010 and 2011. Europcar is owned by Eurazeo.
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