Hertz Equipment Rental Names Chief Financial Officer | Construction News

Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that its Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) recently added two new members to its senior leadership team as the business continues with plans to become an independent company by mid-2016.

Barbara Brasier has joined HERC as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Nov. 9, 2015. 

Brasier will oversee HERC's global finance function, including accounting, analysis, audit services, budgeting, control, planning, tax, treasury and reporting.  In addition, she will play a lead role in positioning HERC in the capital markets and in developing relationships with banks, ratings agencies, institutional investors and financial analysts.

Brasier joins HERC with 35 years of experience in finance and a career that has spanned diverse roles across public accounting, paper-goods, machinery, industrial-equipment, and food-manufacturing industries.  Most recently, Brasier was senior vice president, tax and treasury, for Mondelez International, Inc., a $30+ billion food company comprising the global snacking and food brands that were spun off from the former Kraft Foods Inc. 

Maryann Waryjas has joined HERC as senior vice president and general counsel, effective Nov. 11, 2015. Waryjas will lead all aspects of HERC's global legal function, including contractual- and transaction-related legal activities and regulatory and litigation matters. In addition, Waryjas will oversee HERC's corporate governance and statutory reporting requirements leading up to and after HERC becoming a stand-alone public company.

Waryjas joins HERC with more than 30 years of experience in the legal profession, including as an attorney and partner with prominent national law firms.  She has extensive experience representing businesses in the construction, manufacturing, technology, infrastructure, maritime, financial services, global distribution, consumer products, defense and energy industries.  Most recently, Waryjas was senior vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, a leading provider of dredging and marine engineering services.