FedEx Floor CEO Maier proclaims retirement, firm’s freight chief to fill high job
A girl walks previous FedEx Corp. Floor automobile parked within the Midtown neighborhood of New York, U.S., on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015.
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FedEx Floor CEO Henry Maier is retiring from the Memphis-based logistics large after 35 years and will probably be changed with FedEx’s high freight government, the corporate stated on Tuesday.
FedEx Freight CEO John Smith will develop into the brand new president and “CEO-elect” of FedEx Floor starting March 1 and can absolutely take over the position on June 1, in keeping with a press release from the corporate. Maier will stay with the corporate as an advisor till the top of July to “assist guarantee a clean transition of tasks.”
Maier has been the main government at FedEx Floor, which is accountable for the corporate’s e-commerce shipments, since June 2013. Below Maier’s management, FedEx rapidly ramped up its community final 12 months after the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home orders introduced on a wave of residential bundle deliveries.
“Henry has helped steer great development throughout our industrial and e-commerce portfolio,” FedEx’s COO Raj Subramaniam stated in a press release. “Below his management, FedEx Floor income has greater than doubled, with a deal with automation and velocity as distinct aggressive benefits.”
Incoming FedEx Floor CEO Smith joined FedEx in 2000 and has since served in numerous management positions on the firm’s freight division, in keeping with the assertion. Smith will probably be changed with Lance Moll, FedEx Freight’s senior vice chairman for operations, starting March 1.
“John is an amazing chief with intensive transportation expertise and a monitor document of driving development and innovation,” Subramaniam stated. “I’ve full confidence that beneath his management, FedEx Floor will proceed to develop profitably and provide our clients the most effective industrial and e-commerce options within the trade.”