John F. North, III
John F. North, III was named Chief Financial Officer for Avis Budget Group in February 2019. He oversees all financial aspects of the company, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting, tax, internal audit, investor relations, and treasury and risk management.
Prior to joining Avis Budget Group, Mr. North spent 17 years at Lithia Motors, Inc., a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States. During his tenure he held various leadership roles in finance, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. North was instrumental in transforming Lithia’s finance and accounting functions as the company grew significantly from 2010 to 2018 and completing numerous acquisitions and integrating the businesses.
Mr. North holds a degree in Finance from Santa Clara University, is a Certified Public Accountant and a CFA® Charterholder.