Avis upgrades Rainer Gottschick to 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 a Brand Ambassador for 16 years and has contributed immensely to the growth of the brand and success of the team. He began his journey as a Financial Manager for the Regional countries and held various positions during his 16 years with tenure.
He joined the 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 team for the support during the past 16 years as I embark on the next journey in the Barloworld Group.”