UPS Appoints Darrell Ford As Chief Human Resources Officer

by cdawkins

UPS has announced the appointment of DuPont Chief Human Resources Officer Darrell Ford to the position of UPS Chief Human Resources Officer.

“Darrell is a proven leader with a track record of excellence in H.R. strategies, systems and processes that are critical to a company’s success,” said UPS Chief Executive Officer Carol Tomé. “As we continue to transform the role of H.R. and how it supports our business, Darrell’s expertise and experience will advance our efforts to optimize talent, and drive a global culture focused on purpose and service excellence.”

Ford will be responsible for developing and executing UPS’s global human resources strategy to support the company’s business plan and strategic direction. In addition to advancing UPS’s culture, Darrell’s areas of focus will include succession planning, talent acquisition and management, training and development, performance management and compensation.

Most recently, Ford led DuPont’s H.R. functions and activities, and was integral in helping shape the company’s culture, with a focus on talent to increase customer and shareholder value. He achieved similar results in previous leadership roles with Xerox, Advanced Micro Devices, Shell and Honeywell during his 30-year career.

Ford earned Bachelor of Arts in psychology, MBA and Juris Doctor degrees from Rutgers University. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council and serves as a director of the HR Policy Association and A Better Chance. Darrell is also an advisory board member of Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, and the University of South Carolina Riegel & Emory H.R. Center.


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