Tony SheridanManaging Director
Tony has over 35 years experience in the Contract Hire and Fleet Management market. He joined the company in 1981, having graduated with a BComm from UCD. He was appointed to the board of Sheridan Motor Group in 1986 and played a key role in the expansion of the Group’s business into the fleet market in Northern Ireland. He was appointed Managing Director of Hertz Lease in 2010 and maintains direct responsibility for a number of the company’s major fleets. Tony has an active interest in sport and has served on the board of UCD Soccer Club since 1978.
Michael HegartyGeneral Manager Hertz Fleet Services
Michael was appointed to the role of General Manager Hertz Fleet Services in 2000, having previously worked for over 10 years in the industry in the areas of Contract Hire, Fleet Management and Fuel Card Management. During his time with Hertz Lease, he has built a strong customer base of high profile Fleet Management and Leasing clients. Michael plays a leading role in developing and maintaining the company’s very high standards of customer care and has a widely recognised expertise in the area of legislative controls and their impact on the fleet market. Michael is highly respected within the industry for his knowledge and dedication and is the current President of the Vehicle Leasing Association of Ireland (VLAI).
Jim RaffertyBusiness Development Manager
Jim was appointed to the role of Business Development Manager for Hertz Lease in 1999, having previously worked in the Insurance and Food industries. Jim is responsible for identifying new business contacts for the company and has successfully built a portfolio of Fleet Management & Contract Hire clients from within the Irish market and from the UK. Jim is a Graduate Member of the Marketing Institute of Ireland and the Sales Institute of Ireland and is an Associate of The Chartered Institute of Ireland. He is a keen sportsman and has played tennis for Connaught at inter-provincial level.
Niall MullenCorporate Sales Manager
Niall was appointed to the role of Corporate Sales Manager for Hertz Lease in 2006. He is a Graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland and has more than 20 years experience in the finance and leasing industry, having previously worked for Lombard & Ulster, Venson Fleet Solutions and Bank of Ireland Finance in a range of Operational and Sales roles. Niall has developed significant fleet business through his Irish and multi-national contacts. He has also played a leading role in developing business with a number of UK based Fleet Management companies.