UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC.
David P. Abney
Norman M. Brothers, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Establishment, Objectives and Duration.
Establishment of the Program and Effective Date. The Board of Directors of United Parcel Service, Inc. (“Board”) hereby establishes this Non-employee Director Equity Compensation Program (“Program”) to provide for automatic Awards to Directors in the form of RSUs pursuant to Article 8 of the United Parcel Service, Inc. 2018 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan, as amended from time to time, and any successor plan (“ICP”). This document sets forth the terms under which Awards shall be made and administered for Directors. Capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth in the ICP or in Section 8 herein.
Duration of the Program. The Program shall commence on the Program Effective Date and shall remain in effect, subject to the right of the Board to amend or terminate the Program at any time pursuant to Section 7.2 hereof.
Authority of the Board. The Program will be administered by the Board based on recommendations from the Compensation Committee, and the Board’s power and authority to administer the Program will be the same as the Committee’s power and authority to administer the ICP with respect to the granting and interpretation of awards.
Decisions Binding. All decisions of the Board shall be final, conclusive and binding on all persons, including the Company, its stockholders, any Directors, and their estates and beneficiaries.
Eligibility for Awards. Only a Director shall be eligible to receive an Award.
New Directors. Each newly-elected Director automatically shall be granted (without any further action on the part of the Board or the Committee) an Award as of his or her New Director Grant Date of that number of RSUs that is equal to $[AMOUNT] divided by the NYSE closing price per share of the Company’s class B common stock on the New Director Grant Date, rounded down to the next whole number, and prorated for the number of calendar quarters remaining until the Annual Grant Date.
Annual Awards. Each Director automatically shall be granted (without any further action on the part of the Board or the Committee) an Award as of the Annual Grant Date of that number of RSUs that is equal to $[AMOUNT] divided by the NYSE closing price per share of the Company’s class B common stock on the Annual Grant Date, rounded down to the next whole number.
Account Credits and DEUs. Each Director’s Account shall be credited with the RSUs granted to such Director pursuant this Section 4. In addition, each Account shall be credited with DEUs each time dividends are paid on a Share as follows:
Award Agreements. A Director shall receive an Award agreement that sets forth the grant date and the number of RSUs credited to his or her Account on such grant date.
Vesting. RSUs and DEUs are fully vested on the date they are credited to the Director’s Account.
Payment of Awards. A number of Shares equal to the number of RSUs and DEUs credited to a Director’s Account shall be transferred to the Director (or, upon the Director’s death, to his or her estate) on the date of the Director’s Separation from Service.
Amendment and Termination. The Board may amend, alter, suspend or terminate the Program at any time based on the recommendation of the Committee and subject to the terms of the ICP. The UPS Salary Committee may make administrative amendments to the Program as it deems necessary to effectuate the Program from time to time; provided, however, that any such amendment shall be in writing, signed by all members of the UPS Salary Committee and a copy of any such amendment shall be reviewed with the Committee and kept with the records of the Program.
Definitions. Except as set forth below, capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth in the ICP.
Account. Means a bookkeeping account maintained to keep track of the Award and any adjustments made to such Award.
Annual Grant Date. Means the day of the Company’s Annual Meeting each calendar year.
DEUs. Means dividend equivalent units for dividends paid on a Share. Each DEU shall have a value equal to one Share.
ICP. Means the United Parcel Service, Inc. 2018 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan, as amended from time to time or any successor plan.
Program. Means the UPS Non-employee Director Equity Compensation Program, as amended from time to time.
New Director Grant Date. Means the day on which a new Director’s appointment to the Board is first effective.
Separation from Service. Means a “separation from service” within the meaning of Code Section 409A.
RSU. Means a Restricted Stock Unit, which is a bookkeeping unit, the value of which corresponds to one Share.