Presiding Independent Director
Mr. Leonard S. Coleman is the Presiding Independent Director of Avis Budget Group Inc. He was a member of the Board of Avis Budget Group, Inc. since August 2006, and was a member of the Board of Cendant Corporationrationration from 1997 to August 2006. Mr. Coleman was a Senior Advisor to Major League Baseball from 1999 to December 2005. Mr. Coleman was the President of The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs from 1994 to 1999, having served from 1992 to 1994 as Executive Director, Market Development of Major League Baseball. Previously, Mr. Coleman was a municipal finance banker for Kidder, Peabody Company. Prior to joining Kidder, Mr. Coleman served as commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the Department of Energy, and chairman of the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission and the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency. He also served as the vice chairman of the State Commission on Ethical Standards, and a member of the Economic Development Authority, Urban Enterprise Zone Authority, Urban Development Authority, State Planning Commission and New Jersey Public Television Commission. Mr. Coleman is also a director of the following corporations which file reports pursuant to the Exchange Act Electronic Arts Inc., Hess Corporationrationration and Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Coleman previously served on the board of the following companies Aramark Holdings Corporationrationration and Churchill Downs Incorporated.
Age: 67 Director Since 2003