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UPS Appoints Edward Rogers Global Director of Sustainability

Atlanta, May 01, 2015

Steve Leffin to Retire After More Than 30 Years at UPS

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced that Edward Rogers will become the company's new Global Director of Sustainability, effective immediately. Rogers succeeds Steve Leffin who helped create UPS's sustainability strategy and led a number of successful initiatives during his seven years guiding UPS's Sustainability group globally. During this period, the company became one of the first U.S. companies to meet the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 framework at the comprehensive level, exemplifying its leadership in reporting transparency and credibility.

"UPS is committed to minimizing our environmental impact in every aspect of our service to customers," said Rhonda Clark, UPS chief sustainability officer and vice president of environmental affairs. "We are grateful to Steve for his more than three decades of service to UPS and strong collaboration with environmental leaders around the world. Ed Rogers' former role as global strategy manager and his new post as Global Director of Sustainability align perfectly and will help the company continue to implement industry-leading sustainability practices."

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Rogers joined UPS in 1994. In the corporate strategy group, he led projects related to strategic planning, enterprise strategy communication, corporate development, corporate venturing, sustainability strategy and enterprise risk management. He has served in various positions across UPS, including as an industrial engineering staff manager and as the industrial engineering manager for the Gulf South district. Prior to joining UPS, Rogers served four years as a captain in the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, managing programs to modernize the defense manufacturing industry, and as an engineering management consultant. Rogers is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Institute of Industrial Engineers.

UPS's sustainability initiatives are focused in four strategic areas: environmental responsibility, economic enhancement, empowered people and connected communities. For more information, please view the company's most recent Corporate Sustainability Report at ups.com/sustainability.

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. UPS is committed to operating more sustainably - for customers, the environment and the communities we serve around the world. Learn more about our efforts at ups.com/sustainability. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

To ask about this press release, contact:

Kristen Petrella

UPS Public Relations

404-828-4182

[email protected]

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