FedEx EVP/CIO Robert B. Carter to Step Down June 30, 2024

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FedEx EVP/CIO Robert B. Carter to Step Down June 30, 2024
FedEx EVP/CIO Robert B. Carter to Step Down June 30, 2024

Sriram Krishnasamy is named as the Chief Digital and Information Officer.

Under his leadership, Carter spearheaded cutting-edge technology that differentiated FedEx in the industry, such as real-time tracking and transactions.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., (BUSINESS WIRE), March 11, 2024: FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that Robert B. Carter, EVP, FedEx Information Services, CIO, FedEx Corporation, and co-president & co-CEO of FedEx Services, will retire after an exemplary career at FedEx for 31 years. He will step down from his current roles effective June 30, 2024, and will remain with the company as a senior advisor until December 31, 2024, to help ensure a successful transition.

Under his leadership, Carter spearheaded cutting-edge technology that differentiated FedEx in the industry, such as real-time tracking and transactions. With the dawn of the internet, he recognized the power behind these transactions and played an instrumental role in launching tools to provide customers with visibility into that data. Throughout his career, Carter has been awarded many industry accolades. He is a 25-time recipient of the CIO 100 Award, was named three times as the Information Week Chief of the Year, and was included on both the Fast Company Most Creative List and the Most Creative People List.

“Rob has had a distinguished career at FedEx, most recently leading FedEx in modernizing our IT infrastructure for our network that ships 15 million packages per day around the globe,” said Raj Subramaniam, president & CEO, FedEx. I am immensely grateful to Rob for his numerous contributions in establishing FedEx as an innovative, data-driven, and people-focused company and wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement.”

Effective July 1, Sriram Krishnasamy, currently the EVP and chief transformation officer for FedEx Corporation and the president & CEO of FedEx Dataworks, will serve as chief digital and information officer. In this role, Krishnasamy will lead the FedEx IT and FedEx Dataworks teams to unleash the power of FedEx intelligence to further serve FedEx global operations and customers. Given the critical role of technology, systems, and data insights in supporting key DRIVE efforts, he will also retain his role as EVP and chief transformation officer.

Since joining FedEx in 1997, Krishnasamy has worked at multiple FedEx operating companies and held leadership positions around the globe. His 20+ years of experience at FedEx have contributed to his deep knowledge of the network and an unrelenting curiosity about the role of supply chains in connecting the world.

“Under the leadership of Sriram, FedEx launched Dataworks, which focuses on harnessing the power of our data while leading our DRIVE effort, the most significant transformation in our company’s history,” said Subramaniam. “His leadership will be critical as we continue to leverage our extensive operational expertise to become a data-driven, digital-first company that provides transportation and digital solutions for everyone, from everywhere.”

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