Michael K. Turner is a former executive of United Parcel Service. In that role, he reported to the President, Global Logistics and Distribution. He was responsible for sales leadership, sales execution, change management and revenue generation, and managing a multi-billion dollar business unit. He also led the West Region sales organization, whose annual sales revenues equated to 1/3 of the domestic US middle market.
He is a creative, process-oriented leader with transformative domestic and global experience leading and driving change to achieve profitable growth and market share in geographies outside of North America. His capabilities include "Go to Market" themes and "Must Win" account strategies.
Michael began his career with United Parcel Service as a Package Handler while a college student. After graduating from the University of Toledo, his next move was Director, Sales-Middle Market. Identified as an emerging leader, Turner quickly rose to increasingly responsible positions.
In his tenure with UPS, he was promoted to Vice President-Enterprise Sales, Vice President-Middle Market, Vice President-Corporate Sales Operations, Corporate Vice President-Enterprise Retail Sales and Vice President, Global Logistics & Distribution.
Playing an important role, Michael was highly recognized as one of only four Vice Presidents across the domestic United States within UPS for leadership and innovation. He leverages top growth opportunities in collaboration with clients in support of C-Level negotiations closing deals, restructuring high impact executive processes, driving executive sponsorships and C-Level relationship management for UPS'' largest, most profitable Fortune 500 clients in healthcare, high-tech, automotive and industrial, corporate and the federal government.
Michael has won numerous awards within the United Parcel Service organization including Top Performing Vice President, Sales, named to lead the West Region as Vice President, Sales, and achieved Top Vice President, Strategic Accounts. Similarly, he received the National Sales Network (Los Angeles Chapter), Sales Leadership Award. He also has served on several non-profit boards, including Literacy Action and Albany State University College of Business Advisory Board.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Toledo. Michael received leadership certificates from Emory School of Business and Darden School of Business.