Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Parcel Service, Inc. from 2002 to 2007. The company offers specialized transportation and logistics service. He was born in Indiana in 1949 and began his career in UPS in 1972 as Industrial Engineer. He progressed in various key positions in the company before obtaining the top leadership role.

His main contributions include worldwide expansion and reorganizing the firm’s delivery network. Also, he spearheaded the company's own airline.