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Matthew J. Flannery

Also Known As Matt Flannery , Matthew John Flannery

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Matthew John Flannery is a President, Chief Executive Officer & Director, of United Rentals,(URI) Inc.

Presently, Matthew John Flannery holds the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at United Rentals, Inc. and President & Director at United Rentals (North America), Inc. (a subsidiary of United Rentals, Inc.).

Prior to March 2018, he was executive vice president and chief operating officer, a title he had held since April 2012. Mr. Flannery has extensive experience in all areas of the Company’s operations, having previously served as executive vice presidentoperations and sales, senior vice presidentoperations east and in two regional vice president roles in aerial operations. Mr. Flannery has also served as a district manager, district sales manager and branch manager of the Company. 

Mr. Flannery joined the Company in 1998 as part of the Company’s acquisition of Connecticut based McClinch Equipment Mr. Flannery has over two decades of sales, management and operations experience in the rental industry, including a number of senior management positions with the Company. He has extensive experience and knowledge in all areas of the Companys operations and of the competitive environment in which the Company operates. Further, he has demonstrated strategic, operational and financial acumen that the Board believes was of significant value to the Company. since 2019 .


  • Bachelor’s Degree - Finance - Hofstra University


  • United Rentals - CEO
  • United Rentals - President