ATLANTA, Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that its board of directors has named Franck J. Moison as a UPS company director effective immediately.
Moison, 63, is vice chairman for the Colgate-Palmolive Company, a position he has held since April 2016. Previously, he was chief operating officer of emerging markets and business development. Moison’s appointment to the UPS board brings the total number of directors to 12.
Moison will join the board’s nominating and corporate governance committee.
“Franck brings valuable international experience to our board of directors,” said David Abney, UPS chairman and CEO. “He is a highly respected international executive and a distinguished leader in consumer product innovation, strategic marketing, acquisitions and emerging market business development.”
Since 1978, Moison has held various management positions with Colgate-Palmolive, including the role of president, global marketing, supply chain and R&D. He also was the company’s president of Europe and South Pacific, president of Western Europe, and president of Central Europe and Russia.
Moison is a member of the board of directors of Hanes Brands Inc. and a member of the board of directors of the French American Chamber of Commerce. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of H.J. Heinz Company. He also serves as chairman of the International Advisory Board of the EDHEC Business School (Paris, London, Singapore) and as a member of the International Board of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
Moison is a native of France and has lived and worked across Europe and the United States. He is fluent in English, French, Italian and German.
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Glenn Zaccara, Public Relations
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