FedEx appoints Leary EMEA regional president

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FedEx Express announced the appointment of Gerald P. Leary as regional president for FedEx Express, Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. Leary will succeed Robert W. Elliott, who is retiring from FedEx Express. Leary will be based at the company’s European headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

A seasoned leader, Leary joined Federal Express in 1974 and has served in a number of key management roles at both FedEx Express and FedEx Trade Networks. In his current position at FedEx Express, Leary serves as senior vice president for European Operations. In his new role, Leary will be responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of FedEx Express EMEA.

“Jerry’s demonstrated ability to lead and his in-depth transport operations experience make him an excellent choice as the new regional president for EMEA,” says David J. Bronczek, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express. “We appreciate Bob Elliott’s many years of service to our organization.”