Chief Procurement Officer
“UPS is proud to co-chair the 2020 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair. As a global company operating in more than 220 countries and territories, employing nearly half a million people and delivering more than 20 million packages and envelopes each day, UPS is deeply connected to the business world and the communities we serve. We know that continuing to build an inclusive supply chain requires an alignment between business purpose and the bettering of communities. WBENC understands that as well. The National Conference & Business Fair brings together women-owned businesses that are focused on growth and innovation, and connects them to corporations, like UPS, that understand the value that they deliver.”
UPS® is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. Since its founding in 1907, UPS has built a legacy as a caring and responsible corporate citizen, supporting programs that provide long-term solutions to community needs.
With more than 480,000 employees around the globe, UPS is in a unique position to make a big change in the world. We believe it’s our responsibility to advocate for equality, respect, and inclusion for everyone. We proactively partner with diverse communities at every touch point of our business. From our employees, to our customers, suppliers and communities, we create opportunities to bring unique perspectives forward. With more diverse voices at the table, we seek to make the world a little bit better.
Jose was appointed UPS’ Chief Procurement Officer in 2017 with responsibility for charting the course for enterprise procurement and real estate as the company transforms its business for the future. An expert in supply chain management for Fortune 500 companies, Jose brings to UPS more than 20 years of leadership experience across the world managing multiple aspects of the P&L.
In his previous roles, Jose successfully transformed procurement organizations for major companies by standardizing procurement practices and policies, centralizing purchasing processes, implementing technology to benefit consolidation and improvement, and creating a procurement culture that emphasizes collaboration, innovation and teamwork.
Jose has held leadership and management positions, including the first-ever head of global procurement for Aramark, the first global vice president of procurement for the Campbell Soup Company in addition to several senior positions at Mars, Inc.
As UPS’ Chief Procurement Officer and President, Real Estate and Risk Management, Jose is establishing a global procurement vision and culture for the company, aligning long-term strategies with the enterprise goals, and working closely with business units to standardize and improve procurement and real estate processes and procedures that benefit long and short term company objectives.