Herc Holdings has hired Leslie Hunziker as senior vice president, investor relations and communications.
In this critical role, Hunziker will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s investor relations program, including serving as the principal contact with the investment community, as well as the company’s corporate communications and brand programs. She will succeed Elizabeth Higashi, vice president, investor relations and sustainability, and Paul Dickard, vice president, communications, who will transition their duties in phases prior to their planned retirements in late 2023.
Hunziker was most recently senior vice president, investor relations and communications, for Wesco International Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Pittsburgh. Prior to that, for 12 years she was senior vice president, investor relations, communications and ESG, for Hertz Global Holdings. She was also previously executive director of investor relations at Tenneco for seven years.
“Leslie brings comprehensive investor relations and communications experience, strategic insight and seasoned executive leadership to our company,” said Larry Silber, president and CEO. “She also has great familiarity with Herc Rentals and the equipment rental industry, and I am confident that her contributions will advance our long-term strategic initiatives.”
Herc Rentals, No. 3 on the RER 100, is based in Bonita Springs, Fla.