UPS International President Scott Price Joins World Food Program USA Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, DC (March 4, 2021) – World Food Program USA (WFP USA) today named Scott Price, President of UPS International, to its distinguished board of directors. Price, who oversees UPS’s business operations in more than 220 countries and territories outside of the United States, will leverage his industry-leading expertise to support World Food Program USA’s advocacy and fundraising efforts in support of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)’s global mission.
“We are so pleased to welcome Scott to our Board. He will be a tremendous asset to us as we grow our organization, expand our impact, and mobilize to feed more than 100 million people this year,” said Barron Segar, President and CEO, World Food Program USA. “Scott brings stellar executive leadership, strategic vision, and a growth mindset that will help us take our organization to the next level.”
Price previously served as UPS’s Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer and was responsible for strategic planning, Global Business Services and the company’s Advanced Technology Group, as well as driving and facilitating transformational change by identifying key opportunities across his businesses.
“I am honored to serve on the World Food Program USA Board and advocate for efforts to alleviate hunger,” said Scott Price, UPS International President. “With hundreds of millions of people around the world facing food insecurity and growing poverty, it is more important than ever for humanitarian organizations and the public and private sectors to work together on bold actions to enable life changing programs.”
Prior to joining UPS, Price was Executive Vice President of Global Leverage for Walmart International, where he led key strategic leverage initiatives for the company’s international segment. Previously, Price served as CEO of DHL Express Europe, where he held a number of key leadership positions, including heading the company’s largest market in the Asia-Pacific region.
Price will bring to our Board his experience from several prominent advocacy roles, including his chairmanship of the National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (NCAPEC)—a business association focused on facilitating American private sector input to the APEC process—and his former membership on the U.S. India Business Council.
Following his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, Price earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a master’s degree in Asian studies from the University of Virginia. He previously served on the board of trustees for the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
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About World Food Program USA
The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.
World Food Program USA, a 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, DC, proudly supports the mission of the United Nations World Food Programme by mobilizing American policymakers, businesses and individuals to advance the global movement to end hunger. Our leadership and support help to bolster an enduring American legacy of feeding families in need around the world. To learn more about World Food Program USA’s mission, please visit wfpusa.org/about-us.
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