Suzanne Deveney 
Vice President, Brand Management 

Rachel-Hands-Donlen-webNorthbrook, IL — Donlen, the fleet industry’s most comprehensive and integrated provider of financing and asset management solutions, has named Rachel Hands as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

In this role Hands is responsible for the overall sales and marketing strategy for Donlen, and becomes a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Prior to Donlen she was a consultant, helping companies in the areas of sales management and strategy, including sales force effectiveness, organization, and deployment. Additionally, she spent more than 20 years at GE Capital in a number of leadership roles, including

  • President, GE Auto Financial Services
  • EVP Sales & Commercial Services, GE Rail Services
  • Director, International Business Development, GE Commercial Equipment Finance

“Rachel brings exceptional sales leadership to Donlen,” said Gary Rappeport, Donlen CEO. “Her knowledge of the leasing industry across an array of assets from vehicles to equipment will help shape our strategy as we move forward with the wide scope of mobility solutions that Donlen and Hertz provide. We’re very happy to welcome her to Donlen.”

“I’m impressed with the depth of services and products Donlen offers — as well as with everyone I’ve met here,” said Hands. “There’s nothing more exciting to a commercial leader than to be part of a company like Donlen that has great products, is well managed, and positioned for dramatic growth.”

Rachel Hands can be reached at

About Donlen
A wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), Donlen (, with headquarters in Northbrook, IL, is the fleet industry’s most comprehensive and integrated provider of financing and asset management solutions. Since 1965, Donlen has offered its clients highly personalized and responsive customer service, and their workplace excellence has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business “List of 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago” each year from 2009-2011, a Leader on “The Global Outsourcing 100®” list by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) for six of the last seven years, and a National Association for Business Resources “101 Best and Brightest Places to Work For in Chicago” each year from 2007-2012. Donlen’s innovation has been awarded with the Computerworld “2012 Honors Laureate for Economic Opportunity,” the Stevie® “2012 Gold Award for Business Intelligence Solution,” the Silver Award for “2012 Front Line Customer Service Team of the Year,” and the “2011 Corporate Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year.”