Francis J. Shammo
Francis J. Shammo has been a director of Avis Budget Group since May 2018. Mr. Shammo was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Communications, Inc. from November 2010 until November 2016, and retired from Verizon at the end of 2016. After joining Bell Atlantic Corporation in 1989, which merged with GTE Corporation in 2000 to form Verizon, he held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, mergers and acquisitions, logistics, facilities, regional operations, and planning. His prior positions include President and Chief Executive Officer of Verizon Telecom and Business, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Business, President—West Area of Verizon Wireless, and Vice President and Controller of Verizon Wireless.
Since 2015, Mr. Shammo has been a director of Unum Group.
Mr. Shammo received a B.S. in Accounting from Philadelphia University and an M.B.A from LaSalle University.