Maria O’Donoghue is the Global Lead for Learning & Development with the Hertz Corporation. She originally joined Hertz in January 1999 as Training & Development Manager for Hertz Europe Service Centre in Dublin and subsequently worked as Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager for the Dublin operation and later as the Director of Training & Development for Hertz Europe.
Prior to joining Hertz, Maria spent 19 years as an officer in the Irish Defence Forces where she held a variety of personnel and training appointments at home and overseas.
Maria holds a MSc. in Human Resources Development & Performance Management from the University of Leicester and a Diploma in Strategic Human Resources Management from Trinity College Dublin & Irish Management Institute.