David Abney

David Abney

David Abney, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, UPS
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, UPS

David Abney, who began his career as a part-time package loader while in college, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UPS. David was appointed CEO in 2014, and is the 11th CEO in the 108-year history of UPS.

David previously served as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing logistics, sustainability, engineering and the UPS transportation network, which serves 220 countries and territories.

Before serving as COO, David was president of UPS International, leading the company's strategic initiative to increase its global logistics capabilities.

David began his UPS career in 1974 in a small facility in Greenwood, Mississippi, while attending Delta State University.

In addition to his corporate responsibilities, David serves as a Trustee of The UPS Foundation and chairman of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. He is also a member of the President's Export Council, the Board of Directors of Johnson Controls, and the Business Roundtable.


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