Postal Veteran Jim Cochrane To Retire, PMG Announces

Jim Cochrane, EVP, USPS - MAIL Magazine

Chief Customer and Marketing Officer/Executive Vice President Jim Cochrane

On January 3, 2018 the Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer, Megan J. Brennan, announced internally the upcoming retirement of Jim Cochrane.

Here is an excerpt of the announcement:

After more than 43 years of exceptional leadership, service, and accomplishment James (Jim) P. Cochrane will begin a new chapter in his life as a postal retiree beginning February 2.

Jim has had a lasting impact on the Postal Service and the mailing and shipping industry. In his recent roles as Chief Customer and Marketing Officer, and Chief Information Officer, and in numerous prior roles in Operations, Sales, Marketing, and Information Technology, he has been an innovative leader, anticipating our business challenges, identifying growth opportunities, and formulating and executing strategies to improve our ability to compete for customers.


PMG Brennan and Jim Cochrane (right) at Pluto stamp event.

Throughout his career, Jim has been a tireless advocate for the customer, and for improving the experience every customer has with us. Jim has actively engaged and collaborated with our business partners in the industry, and played a vital, leading role in strengthening these important relationships.

Please join me in wishing Jim a long, healthy, and happy retirement.



On December 29 Associate General Counsel Michael J. Elston, left, and Chief Customer and Marketing Officer Jim Cochrane present a Chief FOIA Officer’s Award to Esther Karl, a budget specialist in Performance Analysis, recently … click to read more.