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.


Teri McClure has been with UPS for nearly 25 years, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President of Labor Relations.


Teri began her UPS career in 1995 as an attorney and was promoted to Vice President of the Labor and Employment practice area in 1998. In 2003, Teri was named President, Central Florida District, and later held roles in Supply Chain Solutions, Logistics and Distribution, and served as Vice President, Corporate Compliance.


In 2006, Teri became the first African-American Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at UPS. She assumed the role of Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President of Labor in 2015.

Teri is a member of various bar associations and serves on the board of trustees of The UPS Foundation. She serves as board trustee for both the Annie E. Casey Foundation and United Way Worldwide. Teri is also on the board of directors for Lennar Corporation, GMS, Inc., Heart for Africa and City of Refuge, Inc.

Teri received the 2014 General Counsel of the Year Pathfinder Award from the National Bar Association and the 2013 Exemplar Award from National Legal Aid & Defender Association. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Teri earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing and Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and a Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta.