Indian-American Raj Subramaniam has been appointed as the CEO and President of FedEX Corporation. He will take over from David L. Cunningham who will retire on December 31, 2018.
Subramaniam is currently the executive vice president and chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation.
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.
“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,” said David J. Bronczek, president and chief operating officer, FedEx Corporation.
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.
Brie Carere, a more than 17-year FedEx veteran, will succeed Subramaniam as executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation.