UPS announces senior HR appointment and retirement of 25-year veteran Teri McClure
UPS has announced the appointment of Charlene Thomas as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective July 1, and the retirement of Teri McClure after nearly 25 years with UPS.
Charlene Thomas joins the UPS Management Committee, the company’s senior-most leadership group, and will report to UPS Chairman and CEO David Abney.
“Charlene’s vast and diverse experience throughout her 30-year career at UPS ensures that she will be well positioned to guide our transformation initiatives that focus on optimising talent, leadership and culture,” said UPS Chairman and CEO, David Abney. “She will be instrumental in supporting and driving the execution of UPS’s enterprise strategy.”
Teri McClure has been with UPS for nearly 25 years, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President of Labour Relations.
Teri began her UPS career in 1995 as an attorney and was promoted to Vice President of the Labour and Employment practice area in 1998. In 2003, Teri was named President, Central Florida District, and later held roles in Supply Chain Solutions, Logistics and Distribution, and served as Vice President, Corporate Compliance.
In 2006, Teri became the first African-American Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at UPS. She assumed the role of Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President of Labour in 2015.
“Over the course of her career, Teri worked to support the expansion of the business, drive the implementation of more efficient policies and procedures, support our unique UPS culture, and enhance positive employee relations,” said Abney. “Teri has contributed exceptional judgment, forward thinking, and an unwavering commitment to our people and our company. We thank her immensely, and wish her success in all her future endeavours.”