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Former Group President of Hertz International
Michel Taride is the former Group President of Hertz International, the leading global car rental brand, where he was responsible for all of its wholly owned and franchise operations in 150 countries across all continents, outside North America. Since his departure from Hertz in April 2019, he is a consultant and an advisor specialized in travel, transportation and smart mobility. Mr. Taride is the Chair of the Advisory Board for the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP), a not-for-profit organization that supports education programs enabling each year 700,000 students from 15 countries to build careers in travel and tourism. Mr. Taride is also an Ambassador for the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and a Foreign Trade Advisor to the French Embassy in London.