Thomas Frese, PhD
Senior Vice President of Fleet, Procurement, and PMO at the Hertz Corporation
Dr. Thomas Frese is Senior Vice President of Fleet, Procurement, and PMO at the Hertz Corporation. In his fleet role, he oversees strategy, vehicle acquisition, allocation, and car sales for the $15 billion vehicle asset base. In addition, he leads Hertz’s general Procurement and Continuous Improvement departments.
Prior to his role at Hertz, Dr. Frese spent 13 years with McKinsey & Company, where as a Partner he served clients in the Travel, Transport, and Logistics industries with functional emphasis on operations transformation.
Dr. Frese received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 2001, and a Dipl.-Ing. degree from Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany in 1996.