I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey (Jeff) C. Williamson as Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President; and Cynthia Sanchez-Hernandez as Vice President. Pricing, effective March 2.
As, Chief Human Resources Officer, Jeff will be a member of my Executive Leadership Team. He most recently served as Vice President, Pricing, since June of 2012, overseeing aU pricing activities, including implementation of the 2013 new prices, products, and services implemented in January of this year. He joined the Postal Service in 2004, bringing private sector experience in business strategy, finance, and supply chain management consulting.Jeff has assumed roles of increasing responsibility including management positions in Network Modeling and Development, Network Development and Support, and Performance and Field Operations Support.
A 2012 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan Fellows Program, Jeff earned a master of science degree in management and also holds a master of business administration degree from American University and a bachelor of arts degree in history from Gettysburg College.
Cynthia replaces Jeff to lead the Pricing group, and will report to Chief Marketing/Sales Officer Nagisa Manabe. She has served as Manager of Pricing since December 29, 2012, and previously was Acting Vice PreSident, Finance and Planning, from June through September of last year. Prior to thaI, she was Manager, Finance, and was a major contributor 10 our Five-Year Business Plan and the 2013 Integrated Financial Plan. She joined the Postal Service’s Financial Planning group in 2009, after more than 15 years in the private sector with positions of increasing responsibility in auditing, investments, financial analysis, project management, and pricing.
A George Washington University master of business administration graduate, Cynthia also holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting, with honors, from ITESM, the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico. She also studied at the Universidad Pontificia de Comitlas in Madrid, Spain.
Jeff and Cynthia have both shown exemplary leadership skills and a strong commitment to the Postal Service during the recent fiscal years’ challenges and limes of change. Please join me in welcoming them to their new positions and in providing them your full support in their new assignments.
See announcement via Postcom. USPS Document.pdf.