Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Raj Subramaniam heads up all Global Marketing, Product Development, Brand, Digital Access and Communications teams for FedEx worldwide. In this role, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the FedEx global portfolio of solutions to drive brand position, and market share in key markets, such as eCommerce. Subramaniam also leads Corporate Reputation and Global Communications for FedEx, recognized in the top 15 FORTUNE Most Admired Companies for over 10 years.
Prior to his current position, Subramaniam held management positions as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, President of FedEx Express in Canada and Vice President of Marketing and Communications in Asia. FedEx continues to benefit from his strategic expertise in international market development, as he has played a key role in creating precedent-setting international growth at FedEx.
Having lived and worked in numerous countries, Subramaniam champions the power of globalization. His global background and experience contribute to an understanding of the increasingly complex dynamics created by the explosive growth of emerging markets around the world.
Subramaniam received the 2006 EXCEL Award for Excellence in Communications from the International Association of Business Communicators, and the President’s Award from the Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the board of directors of the U.S.-India Business Council, Orpheum Theatre of Memphis and American Heart Association.
Subramaniam was born in Trivandrum, India, and received an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai. He went on to earn two post-graduate degrees - a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Syracuse University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.