UPS Hungary welcomes new Country Manager


Jim Kearney was appointed country manager at UPS Hungary, however, his responsibilities will also include managing the Romanian and Greek subsidiaries, taking over from Tim Helsen, who will become country manager in the Netherlands, according to a press statement issued today.

In his new role, Kearney, a 27-year UPS veteran and native of Ireland, will be responsible for approximately 650 employees, as well as UPS’s operations, business development, and strategy across the three countries, the statement added. 

“Jim Kearney’s wealth of knowledge and experience makes him well-equipped to further develop our business in Hungary, Romania and Greece,” said Daniel Carrera, president, UPS East Europe. “With his guidance, our customers in the region will continue to benefit from the innovative logistics services and solutions they have come to expect from our company”, he added.

Kearney started his UPS career in 1989 as a billing clerk in UPS’s U.K. finance & accounting department, based in London.

Kearney holds a professional accounting qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).


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