Ron Albertsen has responsibility for UPS Airlines operations’ fiscal activities as well as the airline’s procurement, traffic and airport properties.
Albertsen joined UPS in 1975 as a package preloader. The following year, he became a package car driver. After a promotion into management in 1977, Albertsen worked in the industrial engineering department. In 1980, hemoved into the accounting department, where he spent the next six years building experience in the accounting, billing, collections, data processing and payroll functions. Albertsen served as district controller in Des Moines, Iowa, and Philadelphia. He also worked in the Air Strategy Group at UPS’s corporate office in Greenwich, Conn., before transferring to the West Region in Omaha, Neb. Early in 1994, Albertsen relocated to Louisville, Ky., and was promoted to accounting coordinator. In 2005, he added procurement, traffic and airport properties to his duties as airline region controller.