Logistics giant FedEx has appointed Mark R. Allen to be Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, effective from the 1st October 2017.
He is currently Senior Vice President, Legal & International General Counsel at FedEx Express. Allen is to succeed Christine P. Richards, whose retirement was announced on 20 July.
“Beginning more than 35 years ago, Mark Allen has progressed through the FedEx ranks and served in leadership roles with responsibility for every international region of the company,” said Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corp. chairman and chief executive officer.
“His leadership and business skills, along with his vast international experience make him an ideal choice to lead our legal, regulatory, governmental affairs, and security groups. With the addition of Mark, our Strategic Management Committee will now include six executives who have spent substantial portions of their careers working in our international regions.”
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