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George Brooks

George Brooks
George Brooks
Chairman, The Executive Advisory Council
President of the East Region, UPS

George Brooks is the President of UPS’s East Region. His responsibilities include all aspects of day-to-day operations including Business Development, Health & Safety, Service Excellence, Engineering, and Security. He also provides the strategic direction for more than a third of UPS’ global workforce. Brooks began his UPS career as a part-time package handler in Carrollton, GA, in 1983. In 1984, he was promoted to package car driver and then held management assignments in all facets of UPS operations in Georgia, New Jersey, and New York.

He was later promoted to vice president in Orlando, FL, and served in the same position in Denver, CO, in 2001. He was named President of the Southeast Region in 2004, before accepting an assignment as President of the North Central Region in 2008. In 2010, Brooks oversaw UPS’s change initiative for the central portion of the U.S., bringing greater efficiency and enhanced levels of customer service in 17 states. Under his leadership in 2011, UPS’s Central Region achieved UPS’s highest service levels in the domestic U.S. Always with a focus on people, Brooks also played a major role in improving safety performance in the region.

Brooks received his bachelor’s degree from the University of West Georgia and received his master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Global Management from the University of Phoenix. He is also a graduate of the Columbia Senior Executive Program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and the Chief Executive Leadership Institute at the Yale School of Management.

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