November 12, 2010 - In her new role,
will be responsible for all UPS package and cargo
operations in more than 50 countries and territories and
also will oversee UPS Supply Chain Solutions operations
throughout Latin America, Miami
and the Caribbean.
"Throughout her career with UPS, Romaine has excelled in
leadership positions in both the
and Europe and we're
confident that she's going to make a tremendous impact
on our Americas Region," said Dan Brutto, president, UPS
International. "UPS's Americas Region covers a
population of 620 million people and Romaine's
experience leading our European operations will stand
her in good stead in the Americas."
began her career with UPS in St. Louis, Mo.,
in 1983 as a part-time hub supervisor. Over the next
decade, she rose through a variety of operational and
management roles within the company in the U.S. and Europe.
she was named controller for the air district, based in
Louisville, Ky., and subsequently promoted to a senior
operational role in which she was responsible for the opening of
the very first automated test wing at UPS Worldport. The test
wing was used to test and validate much of the $2 billion in
technology and equipment that UPS subsequently invested in its
global all-points air hub.
moved to Europe as the managing director of UPS South Europe and
a year later, assumed the role of chief operating officer, UPS
Europe, Middle East and Africa
(EMEA). In that role, Seguin oversaw the opening of three new
operating centers in Paris, Sweden and Romania; the acquisition
and integration of service contractors in Romania (2008),
Slovenia (2009) and Turkey (2009), and the expansion of domestic
express services in 14 additional countries across the Region
(2009), helping further strengthen UPS's position and service
Additionally, Romaine played a key role in the development of
UPS's green efforts through the introduction of 12 zero-emission
electric vehicles and 30 CNG (compressed natural gas) vans in
and the UK,
as well as the launch of a UPS carbon neutral shipping option
for customers in 16 key European markets in early 2010.