PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis
Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), a leading provider of
vehicle rental services, today announced that Mark J.
Servodidio, executive vice president and chief administrative
officer, will give a keynote address at the Women's
Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National
Conference & Business Fair on June 20, 2012.
The 2012 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair is a
three-day event that draws more than 3,000 attendees.
Participants include senior executives, supplier diversity
and procurement representatives from Fortune 1000 companies
and the federal government, women business owners and their
teams, and representatives from strategic partner
organizations. Avis Budget Group is a co-chair sponsor of
this year's conference and has supported WBENC since the
organization was founded 15 years ago.
"We believe diversity is a vital component of business
success and Avis Budget Group is committed to inclusion and
diversity within our global organization and
operations," said Mr. Servodidio. "I'm proud to
represent the Company at this year's WBENC National
Conference & Business Fair. My team and I look forward to
meeting Women Business Enterprises during the event and
forging new supplier relationships."
Earlier this year, WBENC named Avis Budget Group one of
"America's Top Corporations for Women's Business
Enterprises." This accolade, the only national award to
honor corporations for world-class programs that create level
playing fields for women's business enterprises to
compete for corporate contracts, marks the 12th consecutive
year that the Company has been recognized by WBENC for
Avis Budget Group is also a corporate member of the Airport
Minority Advisory Council, the Billion Dollar Roundtable, the
National Minority Supplier Development Council, the United
States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the United States Pan
Asian American Chamber of Commerce and the Women
Founded in 1997 and celebrating its 15th anniversary, the
Women's Business Enterprise National Council is the
leading advocate for, and authority on, Women's Business
Enterprises as suppliers and vendors to the nation's
About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of
vehicle rental services through its Avis and Budget brands,
with 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries
around the world. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car
rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia
directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other
parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately
29,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J.www.avisbudgetgroup.com.