President, Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa
As President of FedEx Express in Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa, David leads the EMEA team in all aspects of planning and executing the corporate strategy for the EMEA region. In this position he represents over 120 of the more than 220 countries and territories currently served by FedEx Express globally.David began his logistics career in 1983 as a member of a UK parcel carrier – which was soon acquired by FedEx. In the following years, his career took him from the UK to separate posts in Brussels, Belgium, including Managing Director Business Analysis, Vice President Customer Service and Vice President Sales. After this, he transferred across the Atlantic to FedEx Express Canada, taking on the multi-faceted position of Vice President for Marketing, Electronic Commerce, Communication, Customer Service and Sales. In this role he was responsible for expanding the FedEx Express network and strengthening the overall brand by raising its public profile and reputation throughout Canada. In June 2006, David was promoted to the position of President of the Canada Division of FedEx Express. In this role he developed, implemented and led all corporate strategies for Canada, as well as managing over 5,000 employees across Sales, Marketing, Air and Ground Operations and Customs Brokerage. Before becoming President EMEA, David returned to Europe as Senior Vice President of European Operations, where he played a vital role in strengthening the presence and expanding the footprint of FedEx Express across the continent. He was also pivotal in the deployment of B777s across the region, helping reduce the environmental and noise impacts of FedEx Express European operations. David holds an Economics (Honors) Degree from Coventry University, UK.