UPS has named George Brooks as president for the Americas Region and he takes over from Romaine Seguin who has taken the position of president of UPS Global Freight Forwarding.
Brooks will be responsible for all UPS package and cargo operations in Canada and more than 50 countries and territories, as well as the UPS Supply Chain Solutions operations throughout Latin America, Miami and the Caribbean.
He began his UPS career as a part-time package handler in Carrollton, Georgia, in 1983. In 1984, he was promoted to package car driver and then held management assignments in all of UPS operations in Georgia, New Jersey, and New York. Most recently he was the president, U.S. Operations Engagement & Communications.
Brooks said: “I’m excited to be joining the talented and diverse team in Miami. I look forward to continuing to provide strong leadership, increase our client portfolio, advance our business, and be part of the numerous philanthropic projects that are empowering communities in South Florida and throughout the region.”