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UPS appoints Christoph Atz as president for Canada

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Staff writer | Mississauga, ON, Canada | January 13, 2016
Christoph AtzJanuary 13, 2016, Mississauga, ON, Canada - UPS announced that Christoph Atz, managing director of Spain and Portugal, has been appointed to president of UPS Canada.
Mr. Atz began his UPS career in 1992 as a management trainee in Germany and was promoted to finance and accounting supervisor that same year.

Prior to his new role, Mr. Atz held several key finance positions, including finance manager at the UPS Europe Region office in Brussels, controller for the consolidated service centre in Dublin, and manager of finance and accounting for UPS Germany. In 2004, he became controller coordinator for UPS Europe.

Following a special assignment at UPS headquarters in Atlanta, Mr. Atz relocated to Miami in 2006, where he worked as UPS South Florida district finance director. In January 2009, he took on the role of vice president of finance and accounting and later the role of vice president of operations in the Turkey, Middle East and Central Asia district, based in Dubai. He has been Spain and Portugal's managing director since 2014.

Michael Tierney, who began his career at UPS in 1981 and who has served as president since 2007, has retired from the company.

Mr. Tierney, a 34-year veteran of the company, began his career at UPS as a UPS package driver in Toronto.