ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the appointments of Cindy Miller as president of UPS Europe and Derek Woodward as president of Emerging Markets, effective April 30, 2013.
Cindy Miller, currently president of UPS U.K., Ireland and Nordics, was promoted to succeed Jim Barber who was appointed president of UPS International. Miller is a UPS veteran of 24 years and has held a variety senior leadership positions in U.S. and Europe. Recently she led UPS’s efforts to manage the logistics and delivery of more than 30 million items during the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Woodward has been named to lead a new team dedicated to developing and implementing UPS’s emerging markets strategy. Currently he is the president of Global Integrations and is a 28 year UPS veteran. Woodward has extensive international experience, particularly in markets that have experienced rapid growth, such as China.
“International trade will continue to grow and UPS is competitively positioned through its superior technology and global integrated logistics network to deliver,” said Dan Brutto, president of UPS International. “Cindy and Derek’s leadership will play an ever increasing role as we look ahead to growth opportunities, particularly as we strengthen our position in emerging markets. Both are leaders in every sense of the word, from a solid commitment to customer service to adopting best-in-class sustainable business practices.”
Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.
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