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Amgad Shehata

Senior Vice President
Based in Washington, D.C., Amgad Shehata is a Senior Vice President with UPS, having responsibilities for International Public Affairs and Strategy. In recent years, as supply and value chain issues have risen in strategic importance, Amgad has facilitated a wide ranging dialogue between public and private stakeholders on trade, continental competitiveness and security. Amgad leads a team of customs and border policy experts to drive solutions for modern supply chains, including the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). After 25 years of increasingly integrated value chains, UPS is a proponent of reducing and removing trade barriers, which supports the growth of our customers and improves the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their North American supply networks.

Amgad serves as Chair of the Global Express Association in Geneva, Switzerland, and as Chair of the working group of the international partnership responsible for private sector engagement in implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement around the world. He has served as co-Chair of the U.S. private sector Trans-Pacific Partnership coalition and co-Chair of the Americas Business Dialogue.

During his 28-year tenure at UPS, Amgad has held several senior management roles including strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, accounting and marketing. He has leveraged his transportation experience and cross-border knowledge to help develop and launch numerous new innovative product and process solutions for UPS that reduce friction points in global commerce and, in particular, North American trade.

Amgad started as a driver with UPS after finishing his degrees at York University in Toronto, Canada.