United Rentals last week named John Fahey vice president – controller, effective immediately. Fahey joined United in 2005 as vice president – assistant corporate controller.
In 2006, Fahey took on the additional role of principal accounting officer, a position he will retain.
“John’s expertise has proven invaluable in driving process improvements and beneficial controls within our accounting environment over the past two years,” said Martin Welch, United Rentals; executive vice president and chief financial officer. “We look forward to his expanded role on our financial leadership team.”
Before joining United Rentals, Fahey worked as manager – corporate business development for Xerox Corp.; vice president and chief financial officer with Xerox Engineering Systems; and vice president – finance and controller for Faulding Pharmaceutical Co.
Based in Greenwich, Conn., United Rentals is No. 1 on the RER 100.