Stamford, Conn. -
Alfredo Barquin, Vice President, Business Development, to Lead M&A Strategy
United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), the world’s largest equipment rental company, today announced that Jeff Fenton, senior vice president, business development, will retire on 30 juin 2022. He will be succeeded by Alfredo Barquin, who will lead the company’s M&A growth strategy as vice president, business development. Mr. Fenton will continue working with the company as a senior advisor through 31 décembre 2022.
Mr. Fenton joined United Rentals in his current position in 2012. Over the past decade, he has been instrumental in the successful completion of dozens of acquisitions and other transactions to expand the scale and depth of the company’s service offering, and built a high-performing business development team to support strategic growth.
Matthew Flannery, chief executive officer of United Rentals, said, “I want to personally thank Jeff for his many contributions to a landmark decade of growth for our company, and wish him the very best in his retirement. Jeff’s done an outstanding job of furthering our vision in line with our values. As Alfredo takes the reins in June, his strong track record with strategic expansions and our world-class team will ensure a smooth transition.”
Mr. Barquin joined United Rentals in January from SWM International, a global manufacturer of engineered industrial performance materials. He most recently served as chief growth officer of SWM, following roles as general manager and CEO of company subsidiaries and vice president, corporate development. Previously, during an 11-year tenure with GE Energy (now GE Power), he led M&A initiatives as managing director, global business development, and earlier managed development activities for Eaton Corporation. Mr. Barquin holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in international business from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
À propos de United Rentals
United Rentals, Inc. est la plus importante entreprise de location d’équipement au monde. The company has an integrated network of 1,288 rental locations in North America, 11 in Europe, 28 in Australia and 18 in New Zealand. En Amérique du Nord, l’entreprise est implantée dans 49 États américains et dans toutes les provinces canadiennes. The company’s approximately 20,400 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 4,300 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $15.79 billion. United Rentals est un membre de l’indice Standard & Poor’s 500, de l’indice de confiance Barron 400 et du Russel 3000 Index®, et est basé à Stamford, Conn. Vous trouverez d’autres renseignements sur United Rentals sur le site unitedrentals.com.
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