UPS has named an IBM executive to its board of directors.
Rodney Adkins is senior vice president of corporate strategy at IBM. The Georgia Tech graduate is a former senior vice president for IBM’s Systems and Technology Group and he has held product management and executive roles at the company, including running IBM’s desktop PC and UNIX Systems businesses.
His appointment, which is effective immediately, expands the Sandy Springs-based package delivery company’s board to 13 directors.
Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, an ardent opponent of the Affordable Care Act, recently likened people with pre-existing medical conditions to wrecked cars and appeared to suggest that the sick are at fault for their illnesses just as drivers are at fault for their accidents.