We are pleased to announce that Daniel “Dan” Flynn joined Caterpillar Inc. [CAT] as General Manager, Rental Channel Management, Construction Industries Group. Dan joins CAT from the automotive retail technology company CDK. Dan joined CDK in 2016 as EVP of Transformation, and most recently, he served as EVP Core DMS, CDK's largest segment. He was a company officer.
Before CDK, Dan spent his career with Hertz, first serving as a Station Manager and over the next 12-years taking on larger operating roles, including leadership for Hertz's largest operations at JFK and LaGuardia. Later at Hertz, Dan was tapped for several key new business initiatives which included leading a region for Hertz's latest push into local markets, leading a Global Lean and Process Improvement Initiative, and turning around the Southeast Region of Hertz Equipment Rental, an eight-state, $250 million SBU with an asset base of $700 million. In 2014, Dan returned to Hertz as Senior Vice President, North American Operations, where he led a team responsible for $6.6 billion in revenues, $9.5 billion in assets, and 23,000 employees.
Dan earned his BA from Western Connecticut State University.