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September 25, 2020 12:30 PM, EDT

UPS Appoints Nicole Clifton President of Social Impact, UPS Foundation

Nicole Clifton, UPSAndrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

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UPS Inc. appointed Nicole Clifton as president of Social Impact and The UPS Foundation, effective Nov. 1.

She replaces Eduardo Martinez, who is retiring after 44 years, the company said in an announcement Sept. 24. Clifton will be responsible for global philanthropy and social impact.

“Nikki’s wealth of experience in the corporate, legal and nonprofit sectors has prepared her to step into this vital role at a pivotal time for our organization,” said Laura Lane, chief corporate affairs and communications officer.

Clifton also will be responsible for community engagement efforts as part of the new UPS Corporate Affairs, Communications and Sustainability team. She previously served as vice president of public affairs. She spearheaded workforce policy, legislative advocacy and external affairs engagement with lawmakers.

She began her career at the company in 2003.

“Her integrity, vision and passion make her ideal to lead our corporate social responsibility initiatives as we navigate challenges and opportunities to help build safer, more resilient and inclusive communities around the world,” Lane said.

UPS ranks No. 1 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America and No. 2 on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America. — Transport Topics

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