Michael L. Eskew
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Parcel Service, Inc.

Michael L. Eskew

Executive biography

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Parcel Service, Inc., a provider of specialized transportation and logistics services

Director since 2005

  • Committees
    • Chair, Audit
    • Executive
  • Qualifications
    • Global business and technology experience as chairman and chief executive officer of United Parcel Service, Inc.
    • Outside board experience as a director of Allstate Corporation, Eli Lilly and Company and 3M Company
    • Chairman of a charitable organization

Relevant experience:
Mr. Eskew, 71, is IBM’s independent Lead Director. Mr. Eskew joined United Parcel Service in 1972. He was named corporate vice president for industrial engineering in 1994, group vice president for engineering in 1996, executive vice president in 1999, vice chairman in 2000, and he was chairman and chief executive officer from 2002 until his retirement at the end of 2007. Mr. Eskew remained on the board of United Parcel Service until the end of 2014. He is a director of Allstate Corporation, Eli Lilly and Company and 3M Company. In addition, he is chairman of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

(This information reflects the 2021 Proxy Statement and subsequent updates.)