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Office of News and Information
Johns Hopkins University
901 South Bond Street, Suite 540
Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9898

March 16, 2004
To: Reporters, Editors, Producers
Fr: Katrina Brown | 410-516-9286 | knbrown@jhu.edu
Re: Cal Darden, senior official with United Parcel Service, to speak at Johns Hopkins

Cal Darden, senior vice president of U.S. operations for United Parcel Service, will discuss sustainable business practices as a key to expansion of the global economy in a talk entitled "The Sustainable Promise of Globalization" on Tuesday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. on the Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.

Darden's appearance is part of the Johns Hopkins University Ginder Lecture Series and he will discuss how UPS plans to be an integral player in the world of synchronized commerce. At UPS, Darden is responsible for all U.S. operations, which includes more than 320,000 employees and annual revenues of $24 billion. His operational responsibilities include ensuring that UPS meets its commitments for the pickup and delivery of more than 13 million packages every day. He joined UPS in 1971 and has worked his way up through various positions of increasing importance.

When: 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Where: Hodson Hall, the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St.

The event is free and open to the public. Reporters wanting to cover this speech should contact Katrina Brown at 410-516-9286.

The Ginder Lecture Fund was established by Hopkins alumnus William M. Ginder (BS1954) and his wife, Katherine B. Ginder in 1989 to bring speakers to the Hopkinscampus to discuss timely and stimulating economic issues affecting the region and the nation. The lecture series, held twice a year, has drawn speakers including former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Peter G. Peterson; Ann Fudge, former president of Kraft's Maxwell House and Post divisions; Ralph Shrader, chairman and CEO of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.; FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan; and Sen. Paul Sarbanes, D- Md.

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