United Rentals Names Kim Harris Jones to Board of Directors

Stamford, CT - United Rentals. Inc. (NYSE: URI) announced that Kim Harris Jones has joined the board of directors, effective September 1, 2018. Her appointment expands the composition of the board to 12 members, of which 11 are independent directors. She will serve on the audit committee.

Ms. Harris Jones served as senior vice president and corporate controller of Mondelez International, Inc., the global publicly traded snacking foods business, from 2012 until 2015. Previously, she served as senior vice president and corporate controller of Kraft Foods from 2009 to 2012. Prior to Kraft, she held numerous leadership roles during 17 years with Chrysler Group LLC, and earlier with General Motors Company. Ms. Harris Jones holds an MBA in finance and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Michigan and is a CPA.

Jenne BriteII, chairman of United Rentals, said. "We are delighted to welcome Kim to our board of directors. She brings decades of senior finance experience with multinational public companies and an extensive understanding of the industrial and consumer markets. Kim’s diverse insights will be a valuable addition to the board as we continue to work closely with the executive team to provide governance and strategic guidance.”