Mark J. Servodidio is executive vice president of franchise and corporate services for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). In this role, he is responsible for leading the licensee relations efforts for EMEA as well as Avis Budget Group's Shared Services Center in Budapest and the region's Performance Excellence (PEx) initiative. He also oversees the Information Technology and Legal functions in the region.
Mr. Servodidio joined Avis Budget Group in 2002. During this time, his responsibilities have grown from serving as head of human resources for Avis Car Rental to the global role of chief administrative officer for Avis Budget Group. He recruited many of the Company's current senior leadership team executives and was responsible for developing the Company's talent and performance management processes, employee reward and recognition programs as well as training and development functions.
Prior to joining Avis Budget Group, Mr. Servodidio was with Kraft Foods where he led the human resources efforts for its Nabisco Division's sales and supply chain unit. Other key roles there included rebuilding Nabisco's direct store delivery system, overseeing organizational effectiveness efforts and implementing the initial integration strategy for Nabisco and Kraft as a result of the acquisition by Phillip Morris. Mr. Servodidio also served as vice president of human resources for Stella D'Oro & Christie Brown. Prior to working for Kraft Foods, he was at PepsiCo where he had several leadership roles at Pepsi-Cola and Frito-Lay.
Mr. Servodidio received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Sciences Degrees from Villanova University.