PMG Pat Donahoe yesterday announced the appointment of Giselle Valera as vice president and managing director, Global Business. Her appointment takes effect June 1. She will report to Paul Vogel, president and chief Marketing/Sales officer.
Valera has been acting associate director of Strategic Planning since January. She previously was executive director for Global Finance and Business Analysis. While in that position, she was responsible for helping Global Business operate as a profit center. She also monitored the group’s business performance and oversaw cost management, financial reporting and analysis.
She was involved in many successful filings for Global Business with the Postal Regulatory Commission, including the introduction of new product and service offerings to meet the needs of the growing international mailing and shipping sector.
A former associate partner of IBM Corporation, Valera served as a consultant to USPS for many years. From 2002 to 2006, she worked on several projects for Supply Management, Network Operations and Global Business.
Valera has a master’s in International Affairs from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.