David B. Wyshner is senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of Avis Budget Group. In this role, he is responsible for all company financial activities, including financial reporting, tax and treasury functions, planning and analysis, investor relations, capital structure strategy, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and investment banking relationships and insurance and risk management. In addition, Mr. Wyshner oversees the Company’s information technology, properties and corporate communications functions.
Mr. Wyshner has served as Avis Budget Group’s chief financial officer since 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wyshner was executive vice president and treasurer of Cendant Corporation, parent company of Avis Budget Group, which was created when Cendant separated into four separate independent companies in 2006. At Cendant, Mr. Wyshner was responsible for the Company’s treasury and purchasing functions. Mr. Wyshner joined Cendant in 1999 and, before being appointed treasurer, served as Cendant’s executive vice president for finance, planning and development. In this role, he had enterprise-wide responsibility for budgeting, capital planning, analysis of business plans, and integration planning for potential acquisitions and other strategic transactions. Prior to joining Cendant, Mr. Wyshner worked for eight years in Merrill Lynch & Co.’s investment banking division, specializing in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Wyshner received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Yale University and his master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar.