Avis Rent a Car Southern Africa Appoints New Chief Executive
Avis has appointed Rainer Gottschick as Chief Executive for Avis Rent a Car southern Africa effective 1 March 2015. Rainer takes over from Keith Rankin outgoing Avis Rent a Car southern Africa Chief Executive. Keith Rankin has been appointed as Chief Executive, Barloworld Automotive.
Rainer has been an Avis Brand Ambassador for 16 years and has contributed immensely to the growth of the Avis brand and success of the team. He began his Avis journey as a Financial Manager for the Regional countries and held various positions during his 16 years with Avis.
He joined the Avis Executive team in 2007 as Executive for Commercial & Regional countries and in 2013 was promoted to Chief Financial Officer at Avis Rent a Car southern Africa.
Keith Rankin says “I would like to wish Rainer well and all the best for the future. I would also like to thank the Avis team for the support during the past 16 years as I embark on the next journey in the Barloworld Group."