The UPS Foundation leads the global citizenship programs and initiatives for UPS. As President, Ed Martínez is responsible for the operations and management of its global community investments, employee engagement and corporate relations programs which invests in over 4,300 organizations and communities across 170 countries. In addition to his role as President of The UPS Foundation, Martínez also serves as the UPS Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer with responsibilities for the advancement of diversity and inclusion programs which empower over 440,000 UPS employees worldwide including its suppliers, customers and communities.
Martínez served as corporate legal counsel in the UPS Legal Department until 2007, where his practice included intellectual property, information technology matters, commercial transactions as well as civil litigation. Prior to assuming the role of President for The UPS Foundation, he held senior management positions at UPS in the areas of Corporate Finance and Accounting, Risk Management and Acquisitions
Martínez serves as a director on numerous boards and leadership advisory councils for the United Nations, civil society organizations and the World Economic Forum. He is a frequent speaker and advocate for the importance and value of public-private sector partnership to help drive humanitarian action, global sustainability, social & gender equality and the advancement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.