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Postmaster General Names Iniguez Pacific Area Vice President

Press release from the issuing company

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Postmaster General John (Jack) E. Potter today announced the selection of Al Iniguez as Vice President, Area Operations, for the Postal Service's Pacific Area. Iniguez has been acting in this position since December 2000. In making the appointment, Potter said that under Iniguez's leadership, "The Pacific Area has recorded outstanding success." Potter cited the Area's success in delivery service performance, cost management, productivity and contributing to a more positive workplace environment. Iniguez is responsible for a service area that includes California, Hawaii, American Samoa and the trust territories. The Pacific Area's approximately 100,000 employees process and deliver 97 million pieces of mail each day. The Area's operations are supported by a budget of more than $6.1 billion. Under his leadership, the Pacific Area has exceeded all goals in service performance, as well as Priority and First-Class Mail delivery. Iniguez, who began a 28-year Postal Service career as a clerk in Los Angeles in 1973, went on to hold several key operating positions at the Los Angeles Bulk Mail Center. He later served as plant manager in the Van Nuys District, city operations director in San Jose, and senior plant manager in Miami. Iniguez was also manager of customer service and sales for both the Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts. Iniguez earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and attended the advanced management program at Northwestern University.