Eduardo Ruiz has been named Western Pacific Area’s acting vice president.
He succeeds Greg Graves, who’ll retire April 2 after 37 years with the Postal Service.
In his new role, Ruiz will oversee an area that has more than 105,000 employees and approximately 38.2 million addresses across 2.2 million square miles, encompassing 57 percent of the nation’s land mass.
Previously, Ruiz served as Santa Ana District manager, responsible for 4,800 employees and all postal operations in a 1,260-square-mile area of Southern California.
A 33-year postal veteran with 28 years of experience as an executive, Ruiz has served in a range of leadership positions, including major metro district manager, area marketing manager, senior plant manager and operations programs support manager.
He began his postal career in 1988 as industrial engineer in El Paso, TX.