ESTERO, Fla. -

Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings has appointed Alexandra (Alex) Brooks as senior vice president and chief accounting officer, and she will oversee the company’s global accounting operations, financial shared services, tax and risk management.

The appointment is effective Nov. 1 for Brooks, who is a certified public accountant with more than 25 years of experience in finance, accounting and audit.

Since June, Brooks served as senior vice president, internal audit, at Hertz.

Before she joined Hertz, Brooks was vice president, internal audit at global technology company, Aptiv PLC. Prior to that, she was chief financial officer for home improvement company, Champion Windows and Home Exteriors.

She held various leadership roles at the General Electric Company.

Those positions included global controller for the aviation segment, executive technical adviser to the corporate audit staff and global controller for the plastics division.

She also worked in various financing and accounting roles for General Motors. Brooks began her career with Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

“In a short time, Alex has made significant contributions to Hertz,” said Hertz executive vice president and chief financial officer Kenny Cheung in a news release. “I know her leadership and extensive accounting, finance and audit experience will continue to serve Hertz well as we further progress our efforts to ensure a strong future for the company.”