Michael L. Eskew

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Parcel Service, Inc.

Michael L. Eskew is retired chairman and chief executive officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., a position he held from January 2002 until December 2007. He was elected to the Eli Lilly and Company board of directors in 2008.

A native of Vincennes, Indiana, Eskew graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. He also completed the advanced management program at the Wharton School of Business.

Eskew serves as the chairman of the board of trustees of The Annie E. Casey Foundation, which is the country’s largest foundation dedicated to disadvantaged youth. He also serves on the boards of directors of the 3M Company, IBM Corporation and Allstate Corporation.