United Rentals, Inc. announced that its president and chief executive officer, Matthew Flannery, has finalized his executive leadership team. Mr. Flannery succeeded Michael Kneeland as CEO on May 8, 2019, at which time Mr. Kneeland became chairman of the board. The company also announced that Paul McDonnell, Chief Commercial Officer will lead the companys specialty rental operations domestically and abroad, with company-wide responsibility for sales, marketing and digital commerce. Mr. McDonnells tenure with United Rentals began in district management in 1999, followed by his appointment as region vice president. The company also announced that Dale Asplund, Chief Operating Officer will lead the companys general rentals segment, with company-wide responsibility for safety and operational excellence. In addition, he will continue to lead the companys functional organizations for information technology, corporate fleet management and procurement. Mr. Asplund has served in senior positions with United Rentals since joining the company in 1998, including strategic leadership roles in supply chain operations, fleet management, shared services and acquisition integration. Most recently, he served as executive vice president, business services and chief information officer.