Early life and career
Vittoria was born in Long Island, NY in 1935. He graduated from Yale University with a BS in civil engineering and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Vittoria served as the Chairman and CEO of Avis from 1987 to 1997. During his tenure, he managed the acquisition of Avis by HFS Incorporated, helping to transition the employee owned company to a subsidiary. Prior to that, Vittoria served as the President and COO of Avis from 1982 to 1987.
Vittoria serves on the Leadership Council for Concordia, a nonpartisan, nonprofit based in New York City focused on promoting effective public-private collaboration to create a more prosperous and sustainable future.
- Lynn, Jane Baxter (1997-01-13). "Avis Chairman & CEO Joseph V. Vittoria to retire as company prepares for public offering later this year". Business Wire. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
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