George Willis joined the Huber Board of Directors in January 2021 and brings more than 36 years of insights and expertise in logistics and transportation, as well as Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) advocacy.
Willis held roles of increasing responsibility at UPS, a multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, from 1984 until his retirement in 2020.
In his most recent role as President of US Operations, he was responsible for all package delivery services, as well as UPS Airlines, for the world’s largest economy. Furthermore, he was responsible for providing strategic direction for all aspects of delivery and a workforce of 367,000 employees. Willis was also a member of the UPS Executive Leadership Team, which is responsible for long-term strategy and operating execution.
From 2015-2018, he served as UPS President, West Region, where he oversaw all package delivery operations in the 25 central and western states in the US. Prior to this, he was UPS President for the UK, Ireland and Nordics Region from 2013-2015, serving as Managing Director for nine countries.
Willis was Vice President of US Operations and Senior Vice President of UPS Store Franchise from 2012-2013. In this role he managed The UPS Store® franchise network, with nearly 4,700 locations throughout the US, Puerto Rico and Canada. He also had increased responsibility for strategy and operating execution in the US domestic business unit.
Prior to that assignment he served as regional President in Southern California and North Carolina. In those assignments he was responsible for operations, business development and strategy.
From 1984-1988 Willis served in the US Marine Corps Reserves, where he managed logistics and just-in-time network for warehousing. He was honorably discharged as a non-commissioned officer.
In addition to the Huber Board of Directors, Willis sits on the Board of Directors of Atlas Air Worldwide, Vulcan Materials Company and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees for the National Urban League
Willis attended Morehouse College, as well as the Columbia Executive Education Program and the Yale CEO College Program.