UPS announces new Europe region president
International logistics firm UPS, has appointed Jim Barber, a 26-year UPS veteran, as its new president of the UPS Europe Region with responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Barber, 51, most recently served as the chief operations officer of the Europe Region and succeeds the retiring Wolfgang Flick as the region’s president.
In his new role, Barber will be responsible for all UPS package, cargo and logistics operations in 120 countries and territories with more than 40,000 employees.
“Throughout his career with UPS, Jim has excelled in leadership positions in both the United States and Europe and we’re confident that he’s going to make a tremendous impact on our Europe Region,” said Dan Brutto, president, UPS International.
Flick is retiring after 35 years of service to UPS, including the last seven and a half years as president of the Europe Region.