United Rentals, Inc. announced the appointment of John J. Fahey as vice president - controller, effective immediately. He will continue to serve as the company's principal accounting officer.
John Fahey brought more than 15 years of financial executive experience to United Rentals when he joined the company in 2005 as vice president - assistant corporate controller. In 2006, he assumed the additional role of principal accounting officer. Mr. Fahey's prior experience includes senior positions as manager - corporate business development with Xerox Corporation; vice president and chief financial officer with Xerox Engineering Systems, Inc.; and vice president - finance and controller with Faulding Pharmaceutical Company. He is a licensed certified public accountant who previously served as a general practice manager in accounting and auditing for Deloitte & Touche LLP.