|David B. Wyshner is senior executive vice president and global chief financial officer of Avis Budget Group. In this role, he is responsible for all company financial activities, as well as overseeing the Company’s mergers and acquisitions, information technology, properties and corporate communications functions.
Effective January 1, 2016, Mr. Wyshner will become the Company’s president and chief financial officer. In his expanded role, Mr. Wyshner will assume global responsibility for Avis Budget Group’s strategy, licensing and integration of its integrated demand/fleet/pricing system, in addition to his current responsibilities.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wyshner was executive vice president and treasurer of Cendant Corporation, Avis Budget Group’s predecessor company. Mr. Wyshner joined Cendant in 1999 and, before being appointed treasurer, served as Cendant’s executive vice president for finance, planning and development. In this role, he had enterprise-wide responsibility for budgeting, capital planning, analysis of business plans, and integration planning for potential acquisitions and other strategic transactions. Prior to joining Cendant, Mr. Wyshner worked for eight years in Merrill Lynch & Co.’s investment banking division, specializing in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Wyshner received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Yale University and his master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar.