Medford native is UPS CEO - Mail Tribune "Looking at what made this company successful for the last 100 years, there has been a long-term focus," Davis said. "Each generation's objective is to leave the company in better shape for the next generation. With that mindset, we have to make long-term decisions. We don't manage for the next quarter, but for the next quarter-century." Davis, presently vice chairman and chief financial officer, takes on his new role Jan. 1, succeeding Michael Eskew, 58, who will retire. In his CFO role, Davis oversaw a billion-dollar technology budget.