MISSISSAUGA, Ont. (Aug. 16, 2004) — UPS Canada today announced that Glenn Rice, a 27-year company veteran, has been promoted to president. Rice will assume responsibility for all of the company’s Canadian operations.
“Our customers rely on UPS to make the transactions of goods, information and finances effortless for themselves and their customers,” Rice said in a press release. “With Canadian exports totaling $457.8 billion in 2003, my primary focus will be continuing to drive the acceleration and development of UPS’s international and cross-border business.”
He replaces Alan Gershenhorn who has accepted an assignment as UPS Supply Chain Solutions president of global transportation and shared services.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Rice started his career as a package car driver in 1977 and was promoted to various management positions. He served as a district manager in UPS’s Ohio region and the company’s Desert Mountain (Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico) region where he developed and maintained strategic operating plans. In 1998 he managed UPS’s Alabama region and was relocated to Kansas in 2000 where he oversaw 18 departments.
UPS is one of the world’s largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services, offering an extensive range of options for synchronizing the movement of goods, information and funds. It employs 360,000 people worldwide, including more than 6,800 people in Canada.
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