Vice President, Facilities
Benjamin Kuo was named vice president, Facilities, in October 2021. He reports to the chief commerce and business solutions officer and executive vice president.
Kuo is responsible for all aspects of managing one of the largest civilian facility inventories in the United States. His department is responsible for all Postal Service properties, covering more than 275 million square feet in approximately 8,500 federally owned and 23,500 leased facilities. He oversees the planning, leasing, purchase and sale, design and construction, repair and alteration, and redevelopment of facilities that contain Postal Service operations. Kuo also oversees the day-to-day operating and administrative support for Postal Service headquarters facilities.
Kuo has more than 30 years of experience in engineering and facilities management. His experience includes the management of general construction, landscaping, maintenance, utilities, transportation, custodial activities, sustainability and waste management. He has a record of success in planning and directing the delivery of services to large institutions, as well as managing budgets and inventory worth more than $1 billion.
Kuo has held management and executive positions at Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Cornell University and Georgetown University.
He has a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering, with a concentration in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University.
Latest update: February 2023