Macy’s has appointed David Abney, chairman and chief executive officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., to its board of directors, effective October 25.
Abney has held the roles of chairman and chief executive officer of UPS since 2016 and 2014, respectively. He previously served as chief operating officer since 2007, overseeing logistics, sustainability and engineering across the UPS transportation network.
With the addition of Abney, the Macy’s board of directors will comprise 11 members. Abney will serve on the compensation and management development committee.
“David is a strong leader who understands what we need to win in this dynamic, competitive retail environment. We are excited to have him join our board and look forward to his contributions,” said Jeff Gennette, chairman and chief executive officer of Macy’s.