FedEx Named Best Employer in Korea by Aon Hewitt
Award Serves a Testimonial to the FedEx People-First Philosophy
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, announced today that it has been accredited as one of the top 10 Best Employers in Aon Hewitt’s “Best Employers in Korea 2016” survey.
“FedEx is honored to be named as one of Korea’s Best Employers for the sixth time,” said Eun-Mi Chae, managing director of FedEx Express Korea. “At FedEx, our People-Service-Profit philosophy is a fundamental part of our success. We believe that by taking good care of our people, they will deliver exceptional service to all of our customers, which will in turn generate the profit that enables us to reinvest in our team and business.”
“By creating a positive working environment through a combination of leadership development, recognition and training programs, FedEx ensures our team members feel engaged and valued,” added Chae. “FedEx has long been committed to fostering growth from within and we’re proud that approximately 85% of the Korean management team have been promoted from within the company.”
In 2015, FedEx launched Career Forums, which were designed to increase employees’ understanding of roles across different functions of the business. The forum gave an opportunity for employees to understand the requirements for different job roles and help them identify potential career development paths. FedEx was previously recognized as a one of Korea’s Top 10 Best Employer by Aon Hewitt in 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2015. FedEx was also named the Best Employer for the Young Generation in 2013 and the Best Employer for Women in 2011.