Indian-American Rajesh Subramaniam is the new president of FedEx Express

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The Hush Post| 8:21 am| one-minute-read  

Indian-American Rajesh Subramaniam will be the new president and chief executive officer of US multinational courier delivery giant FedEx Express.

At present, Subramaniam is the executive vice-president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation. He will assume his new role on January 1, 2019. He will replace David L Cunningham at the Tennessee-headquartered company.

Subramaniam is a graduate from IIT-Bombay and comes from Thiruvananthapuram. He has been with FedEx for more than 27 years. He has held various executive-level positions in the company. Subramaniam got his Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Syracuse University. Later he did his MBA from the University of Texas in Austin.

He started his career in Memphis. Later he moved to Hong Kong. There he oversaw marketing and customer service for the Asia Pacific zone.

Subramaniam then took over as the president of FedEx Express in Canada before moving back to the US as senior vice-president of international marketing. He was later promoted as the executive vice-president of marketing in 2013 at FedEx Services. This was before he was named as executive vice president and chief marketing and communications officer at FedEx Corporation in 2017.

“Raj’s global vision and broad experience makes 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,” David J Bronczek, president and chief operating officer, FedEx Corporation was quoted as saying.

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