Darrell Ford

Darrell Ford
Chief Human Resources Officer, UPS

UPS. Prior to joining UPS, Darrell was the CHRO at DuPont. In addition to leading DuPont’s H.R. functions and activities, Darrell was integral in helping shape the company’s culture, with a focus on talent to increase customer and shareholder value.

Immediately before joining DuPont, Darrell served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Xerox where he was responsible for the company's human resource planning, sourcing, talent management, leadership development, pay and rewards, diversity, work environment and industrial relations.

Ford joined Xerox from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) where he was a Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer since 2012. During his time at AMD, Ford was responsible for leading all areas of AMD's human resources function. This included the company's successful "AMD Way", an ongoing effort to align the global employee population around a culture of commitment to help create enhanced value for customers and shareholders.

Prior to joining AMD, Ford was Vice President of Human Resources for the Retail and Lubricants divisions at Shell Oil, where he led a global team responsible for focusing on organizational effectiveness, talent management, culture, learning, leadership development, diversity and performance management. He joined Shell in 2008 from Honeywell International, where he served as Vice President of Corporate Human Resources and led the Centre for Organizational Effectiveness.

Earlier in his career, Ford served as Executive Director of Sales Operations for AT&T Wireless where he was responsible for sales compensation, incentive design and the implementation of customer relationship management software across 10,000 sales representatives.

Ford has a law degree and an M.B.A. from Rutgers University. He is a Director for HR Policy Association, a Director for BetterUp and a member of the CHRO Roundtable.