Phillip W. Chritton

Vice President for Legal

Phillip W. Chritton is vice president for legal at UPS, where he leads the company’s international legal group as well as its legal team supporting mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, government affairs, and global compliance. During his career with UPS, which began in 1999, Chritton served 11 years in Singapore as head of the Asia Pacific legal group and as the first corporate counsel for UPS Capital, the company’s insurance and finance arm. Previously, he practiced as an international corporate attorney in New York, Beijing, and Hong Kong for eight years. Earlier, he taught English at the Beijing Institute of Iron and Steel Technology. Chritton also is a member of the CIC Board of Directors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University, a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, where he was a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow (Chinese language), and a JD degree from Columbia University.