President, Supply Chain Solutions, UPS
Philippe Gilbert joined UPS and the Management Committee as President, Supply Chain Solutions in January 2019. In this role, Philippe is responsible for Global Logistics and Distribution, Global Freight Forwarding, UPS Freight, as well as the technology-driven truckload freight brokerage business at Coyote.
Philippe brings to UPS a wide array of industry experience and has served in senior leadership roles in international logistics, strategic planning, sales and marketing, operations, and staff management.
Most recently, Philippe served as Regional CEO of the Americas for DB Schenker Logistics, based in Miami. In this role he led air, ocean, and land logistics in the United States, Canada, and eight countries in Latin America. Philippe previously was Schenker’s Regional CEO for West Europe from 2013 to 2015, based in Paris.
From 2005 to 2013, Philippe served as Executive Vice President for GEODIS Wilson, the freight management division of international logistics provider, the GEODIS Group. There, he managed an integrated network of 57 countries around the world and more than 80 agents.
A native of France, Philippe earned his Finance degree from Institut Superieur de Gestion (I.S.G.) in Paris, France, and is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
With his vast U.S. and international logistics experience, Philippe is uniquely qualified to lead our Supply Chain Solutions business.