Michel Taride serves as Group President Hertz International in charge of the Hertz car rental operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Latin and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Until December 2009, he was the Executive Vice President and President, Hertz Europe Limited (Europe, Middle East, Africa) since January 2004 and Executive Vice President and President, Hertz Europe Limited, of Hertz Holdings since June 2006. From January 2010, Michel’s remit further extended to the fast growing Asia and Pacific rims. In November 2013 he has taken leadership of Global Customer Care and most recently in August 2014 he has also assumed responsibilities for the Latin and Central America, Mexico and Caribbean (LAMC) region. From January 2003 until December 2003, he served as Vice President and President, Hertz Europe Limited. From April 2000 until December 2002, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Hertz Rent A Car, Hertz Europe Limited. From July 1998 to March 2000, he was General Manager, Rent A Car France and HERC (Equipment Rental) Europe. Previously, he served in various other operating positions in Europe from 1980 to 1983 and from 1985 to 1998.