CEO Speaker Series - Spring 2019

April 3, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
UNC Charlotte Center City

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Join the Belk College of Business to hear from Belk College alumnus Scott Price, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer of UPS. 

April 3, 2019
UNC Charlotte Center City  
 
Schedule:

Registration: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Presentation and Q&A 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Networking Reception 6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Seating and parking are limited. RSVP by March 27.

This event is also part of the Belk College Entrepreneurial Decisions Public Speaker Series.

 

Registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to attend, you may register on site from 4:30 - 5:30pm on the day of the event.

 

Transportation and PARKING OPTIONS:

Due to construction and other activity surrounding UNC Charlotte Center City, parking is extremely limited. The parking lots adjacent to Center City (422 E. 9th Street and 319 E. 9th Street) are currently reserved only for faculty, staff and students with a University-issued parking permit with Center City access and no longer available for event guests.

Guests, alumni, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to carpool, walk or take Charlotte's LYNX Blue Line light rail service - 9th St stop. Light Rail arrives just outside the Center City building. More info is available online at: lightrail.uncc.edu/using-light-rail. Free parking is available at nine of the eleven light rail Park and Ride locations. Sugar Creek Station and Scaleybark Park and Ride locations are the closest to 9th Street Station.

Students: Your 49er ID card will serve as your "ticket" on Light Rail. Just show and go on the train if you are stopped and asked for a ticket. All UNC Charlotte students have a CATS all-access pass tied to their 49er ID Card for unlimited rides on the CATS LYNX light rail. More info is available online at: lightrail.uncc.edu/using-light-rail.

If you have further questions, please email belkrsvp@uncc.edu.

 

Scott Price:

Scott Price is UPS’s Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer. Scott and his teams are responsible for strategic planning, global business services, mergers and acquisitions and driving and facilitating transformational change. These efforts include identifying and executing opportunities for profitable growth within existing business units and in new markets and product segments through the identification of resources that may be redirected to the highest strategic benefit and greatest shareholder value.

Scott was most recently executive vice president of Global Leverage for Walmart International. He led Global Sourcing, International Technology, International Logistics, Fresh Manufacturing and key strategic leverage initiatives for the company’s international segment.

Previously, he served as president and chief executive officer of Walmart Asia from 2014-16. Before joining Walmart, Scott served as CEO of DHL Express Europe. Previously, he was CEO of DHL Express Asia-Pacific. He also was president of DHL Express Japan, DHL's largest market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to joining DHL, Scott spent a decade with The Coca-Cola Co. During that period, he assumed various roles of increasing responsibility, including country leadership positions in Japan and as a director and region manager in China.

Scott serves as chairman of the National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the only U.S. business association focused exclusively on facilitating American private sector input to the APEC process and APEC’s 21 member countries.  He is also one of three ABAC (APEC Business Advisory Council) members appointed by the White House in December 2016.  He was previously a member of the U.S. India Business Council and served on the board of trustees for the University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business.

A Montana native, Scott earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UNC Charlotte. He also holds a master of business administration degree and a master’s degree in Asian studies from the University of Virginia.