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Michael L. Eskew, UPS Chairman and CEO Speaks at Bentley on Oct. 6

August 2, 2005

Michael L. Eskew, Chairman and CEO of UPS, will kick off the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley's Raytheon Lectureship in Business Ethics on Thursday, October 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center. His talk will focus on "The Ethics of Globalization: Oxymoron or Path to Peace and Prosperity?"

Eskew began his career at UPS in 1972 as an industrial engineering manager in Indiana. His advancement continued in various positions of increasing responsibility, including time with UPS operations in Germany and with UPS Airlines.

Eskew was named corporate vice president for industrial engineering in 1994. Two years later he became group vice president for engineering. Eskew has served as a member of the UPS Board of Directors since 1998.

In 1999, he was named executive vice president and a year later was given the additional title of vice chairman. Eskew held this position prior to assuming his current role on January 1, 2002.

UPS is the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services, offering an extensive range of options for synchronizing the movement of goods, information and funds. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. UPS's stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (UPS) and the company can be found on the Web at

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