MEMPHIS, TN–FedEx Corp. has named Raj Subramaniam as president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express. Subramaniam, currently executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation, will assume his new role on January 1, 2019.
Subramaniam has been with FedEx for more than 27 years and has held various executive level positions in several of our operating companies and international regions. He began his career in Memphis and subsequently moved to Hong Kong, where he oversaw marketing and customer service for the Asia Pacific region. Subramaniam then took over as president of FedEx Express in Canada before moving back to the U.S. as senior vice president of international marketing. He was then promoted to executive vice president of marketing in 2013 at FedEx Services, prior to being named executive vice president and chief marketing and communications officer at FedEx Corporation in 2017.
Subramaniam replaces David L. Cunningham.
“Throughout David’s distinguished 36-year-career at FedEx, he has contributed to the growth of our company around the globe, and we wish him the best in his retirement,” said David J. Bronczek, president and chief operating officer, FedEx Corporation. “Raj’s global vision and broad experience make him uniquely qualified to lead our largest operating company. We look forward to the continued growth of FedEx Express within our global portfolio as Raj takes on this critical role.”
Brie Carere, a more than 17-year FedEx veteran, will succeed Subramaniam as executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation.