United Parcel Service 8-K 2018
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 5, 2018
United Parcel Service, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (404) 828-6000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. — Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) announced that it has appointed James J. Barber, Jr., age 57, as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of UPS. Mr. Barber most recently served as President of UPS International. UPS has not had a Chief Operating Officer since David P. Abney was promoted to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2014.
Mr. Barber joined UPS in 1985 as a delivery driver. He served as Chief Operating Officer of UPS Europe, Middle East and Africa from 2010-2013, when he was promoted to Senior Vice President and President of UPS International.
Item 7.01 — Regulation FD Disclosure.
The press release issued on March 6, 2018 announcing Mr. Barber’s promotion is included as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 — Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The information in Items 7.01 and 9.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to liabilities under that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the filings of UPS under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation language in those filings.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.