PMG Pat Donahoe has named Cliff Rucker vice president, Sales. Rucker had been acting vice president since May 31.
A 29-year veteran of the Postal Service, Rucker began his career as a part-time letter carrier in Anaheim, CA. He is a former manager, Operations Support for the Southwest Area. While in that position, Rucker was part of the leadership team responsible for the Southwest Areaâ€™s top ranking in national performance assessment for three years in a row. He is also a former district manager of the Houston and Oklahoma districts and was a PCES Postmaster.
Rucker was the recipient of the Chief Operating Officer Award in 2010 and has won three Vice Presidents Awards during his career. He has completed executive training programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and at Columbia University.
As vice president, Sales, Rucker is responsible for the direction and management of the Sales organization, including market competitiveness, distribution and business development. He also is primarily responsible for meeting the Postal Serviceâ€™s customer acquisition and revenue goals.