Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On
September 9, join The Executives' Club of
Chicago in welcoming
David Abney, new CEO of UPS, the largest shipment and logistics company in the U.S.
Abney will address changes in the marketplace including evolving consumer expectations and how they are driving changes at UPS; how retail innovations are transforming traditional retail models, shifting control to consumers; and how growth in emerging markets with new-found buying power will challenge the status quo.
As a Fortune 200 Company and one of the world's most admired enterprises, UPS operates in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.
The discussion will be moderated by
Cody Phipps, President & CEO, United Stationers Inc.
Abney began his UPS career in 1974 as a part-time package loader. Over the course of his 40-year career, he held various operational positions leading to his current position. As Chief Operating Officer, Abney has been responsible for UPS logistics, sustainability and engineering, directing all facets of the UPS transportation network that serves more than 220 countries and territories. On
, Abney will assume the role of CEO.
- Global Leaders Luncheon with David Abney : Tuesday, September 9, 2014"The Changing Face of Retail"In alignment with the Operations CommitteeThe Fairmont Chicago, 200 N Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60601Registration and Networking: 11:15 a.m.; Program: 12:00-1:15 p.m.
United Stationers Inc.
: The Wall Street Journal and WBEZ 91.5.
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UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in
, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at
and its corporate blog can be found at
. To get UPS news direct, visit
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