Jamere Jackson

by Edward Cates
Jamere Jackson
Chief Financial Officer

Jamere Jackson is the Chief Financial Officer of Hertz, a multibillion-dollar global rental car and fleet leasing company. He joined Hertz in 2018 and became the first African American CFO in the company’s 100-year history.

Jamere is a certified public accountant and serves on the Board of Directors of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company where he is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance Committee.

Prior to joining Hertz, Jamere was the Chief Financial Officer at Nielsen, the market research company that measures media and consumer buying behavior. Prior to Nielsen, he spent 10 years at GE where he held leadership roles in GE Corporate, Aviation and Oil & Gas. In 2013, he was named Vice President and became the first African American Company Officer in Finance in the 135 year history of the company.

Prior to joining GE, Jamere held roles in finance, M&A and strategic planning at Pepsico, First Data, Total System Services and Procter & Gamble.

A native of Peoria, IL, Jamere received his degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame where he was also a co-captain of the Men’s Basketball team.

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