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July 01, 2015 10:10 PM ET

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Company Overview of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc.

Company Overview

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the daily rental of vehicles to business and leisure customers under the Dollar and Thrifty names through company-owned stores in the United States and Canada. It also sells vehicle rental franchises worldwide; and provides sales and marketing, reservations, data processing systems, insurance, and other services to franchisees. The company operates a franchised retail used car sales network. In addition, it provides supplemental equipment and optional products, including loss damage waivers and insurance products related to the vehicle rental; rents global positioning system equipment, ski racks, infant and child sea...

5330 East 31st Street

PO Box 35985

Tulsa, OK 74135-0985

United States

Founded in 1989

5,900 Employees

Phone:

918-660-7700

Fax:

918-669-2934

Key Executives for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Age: 45
President of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Canada, Inc
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 56
Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. Key Developments

The Hertz Corporation, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. and Sterling Infosystems, Inc. Faces Lawsuit for Allegedly Violating Federal Background Check Law

The law firm Outten & Golden LLP and the nonprofit organization Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area announced that The Hertz Corporation, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc., and Sterling Infosystems Inc. are accused in a new federal lawsuit of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) during criminal background checks of Hertz job applicants. Filed in San Francisco federal court, the nationwide class action lawsuit alleges that Hertz and Sterling failed to comply with FCRA's notice requirements prior to taking adverse actions against job applicants and that Sterling has failed to notify job applicants when it furnishes Hertz with negative background check reports and to follow strict procedures to ensure the accuracy and completeness of those reports. Filed on behalf of plaintiff Peter Lee, of Richmond, Calif., and all similarly situated applicants for employment with Hertz, the complaint also alleges that Hertz has failed to provide job applicants with appropriate disclosures and obtain authorization in writing prior to procuring background checks for employment purposes. Mr. Lee is represented by Jahan C. Sagafi and Katrina L. Eiland, of Outten & Golden LLP, and Meredith Desautels and Stephanie Funt, of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. The legal team seeks to represent the proposed nationwide class of Hertz job applicants.

Dollar and Thrifty Opens 29 Branches Across Italy

Dollar and Thrifty have opened 29 branches across Italy, replacing existing locations operated by a former licensee. The new airport and downtown branches have opened in Italy's most important cities including Rome, Milan, Venice and Naples.

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. Opens 116 Additional Locations in Germany

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group announced that it has expanded its existing network in Germany with 116 additional locations throughout the country. The new branches began operating in major German destinations as of January 1, 2015. The recently launched the company airport and downtown branches enlarge the brands' existing network in some of the most important German destinations such as Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Cologne and Munich. Car rental customers in these cities can now benefit from a larger, modern fleet and attractive offers. Additionally new locations have been opened across popular German tourist destinations such as Dresden and Nuremberg.

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