UPS names president of healthcare unit

United Parcel Service has named Wes Wheeler president of the company's new Healthcare and Life Sciences unit, effective immediately, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle

UPS announced in October its plans to combine all of its healthcare and life sciences operations into a single division with the goal of providing supply chain management, clinical trials and other critical healthcare service operations. 

Mr. Wheeler is the CEO of Marken, a UPS subsidiary that will be part of the new unit along with 114 healthcare-dedicated facilities, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. He previously worked for Exxon Research and Engineering and GlaxoSmithKline and has been the CEO of three drug companies.

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