UPS appoints new Human Resources Officer
Newly appointed Human Resources Officer Charlene Thomas has extensive operations experience in UPS, including management roles and as a package division manager in Baltimore and operations manager for the Alabama District.
June 11, 2019
By PLA Editor
UPS announced the appointment of Charlene Thomas as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective July 1, and the retirement of Teri McClure. Charlene Thomas joins the UPS Management Committee, the company’s senior-most leadership group, and will report to UPS Chairman and CEO David Abney.
Charlene began her career at UPS in 1989 and has progressed through successive leadership roles at the company. She has extensive operations experience, including management roles in West Chester, Pennsylvania, the Metro Philadelphia District, and as a package division manager in Baltimore and operations manager for the Alabama District.
Charlene also served in roles in global marketing, and in corporate learning and talent development as the U.S. operations training director.
Later in her career at UPS, Charlene joined the Desert Mountain District as the West Operations package operations manager. Charlene was subsequently promoted to President, Mid-South District, and later, President of the Atlantic District and later, President, West Region.
Charlene served on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee and as an executive board member for Habitat for Humanity. She is currently on the board of the Orangewood Foundation. Charlene earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Temple University and an MBA from Eastern University.