Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer
Louis DeJoy is the 75th Postmaster General of the United States and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Postal Service. He was appointed by the organization’s Board of Governors and began his tenure in June 2020. In his role as Postmaster General, DeJoy also serves as a member of the Board of Governors.
Before joining the Postal Service, DeJoy spent more than 35 years growing and managing a successful nationwide logistics company.
DeJoy is committed to ensuring that the Postal Service can continue to fulfill its public service mission and maintain financial sustainability well into the future. He is leading this effort through Delivering for America, the organization’s 10-year improvement plan.
Previously, as chairman and chief executive officer of New Breed Logistics, DeJoy spent decades in collaboration with the Postal Service, Boeing, Verizon, Disney, United Technologies and other public and private companies to provide supply chain logistics, program management and transportation support. New Breed Logistics was a contractor to the Postal Service for more than 25 years, supplying logistics support for multiple processing facilities. The company received Quality Supplier Awards from the Postal Service on four separate occasions.
In 2014, New Breed merged with XPO Logistics, with DeJoy serving as chief executive officer of XPO Logistics’ supply chain business in the Americas before his retirement in December 2015. He then joined the company’s board of directors, where he served until 2018.
DeJoy is a member of the board of trustees at Elon University in North Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stetson University in Florida.
Latest update: February 2023