FedEx CIO Recognized as One of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business”
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 4, 2014 — Fast Company magazine has named Robert B. Carter, executive vice president of FedEx Information Services and chief information officer, to its list of the “Most Creative People in Business 1000.” The list is unveiled in the February issue.
Carter was named to the magazine’s “The 100 Most Creative People in Business” list at Number 18 in 2010, and has been featured in the magazine several times for his work on groundbreaking FedEx (NYSE: FDX) technologies, including SenseAware, a first-of-its-kind service that combines Sensor Based Logistics technology and a web-based platform to track the conditions of sensitive shipments around the world.
The MCP 1000 is a new resource that defines the influential, diverse group of innovative leaders driving change across the economy and around the globe.
“These are the creative leaders behind the world-changing, inspiring ideas moving business and culture in new directions,” said Fast Company editor Robert Safian. “Creativity is the ultimate competitive advantage for any enterprise. The MCP 1000 is more than a list; it is a community.”
The MCP 1000 coverage includes profile pages for all honorees, daily news posts, live chats, videos, polls, events, and more. Fast Company will also bring the members of the world’s most creative community together to facilitate the spread of innovation and the sharing of expertise. MCP 1000 honorees will have access to exclusive Fast Company content, as well as private MCP 1000 events, beginning with New York and San Francisco launch events.
The February issue of Fast Company is on newsstands now.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $45 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.
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