Franchise Services of North America announces the hire of the new Director of Operations

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN

RIDGELAND, MS, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V) is pleased to announce that Brad Kjar has been hired as the new Director of Operations of their subsidiary, U-Save Car & Truck Rental. After serving in the position for over 16 years, Jana McDonnell recently made the decision to focus her attention on the non-profit arena.

Brad Kjar comes to FSNA with over 17 years of car rental experience working with and leading diverse sales and operational teams. He started his career with Enterprise Rent A Car, traveled extensively across the U.S. developing the local market growth strategy while at Dollar Thrifty, and most recently worked with Independent Operators and Franchise owners in the Atlanta Metro Area developing profitable car and truck locations with Avis Budget.  

 "I am really excited about the opportunity to work with the staff and franchise owners at U-Save. The company is strong and we have tremendous opportunity for growth and continuing to build the brand."  _Brad Kjar

About FSNA

FSNA is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company and its subsidiaries own the following brands: U-Save Car & Truck Rental® ("U-Save"), U-Save Car Sales, Rent-A-Wreck of Canada, PractiCar, Auto Rental Resource Center ("ARRC"), Xpress Rent A Car and Peakstone Financial Services.

U-Save, together with its subsidiary ARRC, has over 900 locations throughout the United States and is one of North America's largest franchise car rental companies. U-Save currently services 19 airport markets in 13 different states. Although primarily based in the United States, U-Save has 18 international locations in Mexico, Greece, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Practicar Systems Inc. owns the rights to the Rent-A-Wreck® and the PractiCar® trademarks for all of Canada. The Rent-A-Wreck® system operates a network of 61 franchise locations from coast-to-coast in Canada, providing a range of vehicle rental, leasing and sales options to its customers. The Rent-A-Wreck® system has been in continuous operation in Canada since 1976.

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SOURCE Franchise Services of North America Inc.

For further information: on FSNA or any of its operating subsidiaries please contact: Thomas P. McDonnell, III, Franchise Services of North America Inc., (601) 713-4333