Avis, or its complete name Avis Rent a Car, is an American car rental enterprise. It was founded by Warren Avis in 1946 and initially it only counted with three cars. The company's headquarter is located in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, the United States.
Avis Rent a Car belongs to Avis Budget Group, altogether with Budget Truck Rental and Budget Rent a Car. Avis Budget Group is the leading vehicle rental company in North America, Australia and New Zealand. It was born in 2006 after the division of the Cendant company name into four separate companies.
The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Avis Rent a Car is Naif Bamadhaj. The President and Director of the company is F. Robert Salerno. In total, Avis Rent a Car counts with around 30,000 employees.