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June 12, 2018

FedEx Releases 2018 Access FYI: FedEx Young Innovator List

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announces the launch of the online release of the 2018 Access FYI: FedEx Young Innovators list. This year’s list includes 21 of the company’s top choices of people, places and ideas that exemplify how innovation and increased connectivity are shaping the future. “As a company, we believe it’s important to have

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June 7, 2018

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Patient Honored by FedEx Express

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 7, 2018 — For the seventh consecutive year, a St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital patient’s name will be displayed on a FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX) Cessna Caravan airplane as part of the Purple Eagle program, which honors a St. Jude patient who is the child or grandchild of a FedEx team member.

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May 14, 2018

FedEx Supports U.S. Upholding Open Skies Agreement with the UAE

David J. Bronczek, president and COO of FedEx Corp., joined the U.S. Airlines for Open Skies Coalition today in applauding the announcement by the U.S. State Department that the United States and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will uphold the Open Skies agreement between the two countries. “FedEx strongly supports keeping America’s skies open for

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May 8, 2018

FedEx to Purchase $6 Billion Group Annuity Contract from Metropolitan Life Insurance Company to Reduce Pension Obligations

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 8, 2018—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today it has entered into an agreement with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (“Metropolitan Life”) to purchase a group annuity contract and transfer approximately $6 billion of the company’s U.S. pension plan obligations. The transaction will transfer responsibility for pension benefits to Metropolitan Life for approximately 41,000 FedEx

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May 3, 2018

AAAE Announces Gina Adams Women in Aviation Scholarship

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Foundation has announced the creation of the permanently-endowed Gina Adams Women in Aviation Scholarship, honoring Gina Adams, Corporate Vice President for Government Affairs, FedEx Corporation. The Women in Aviation Scholarship program provides four annual awards of $5,000 to qualified female undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in accredited aviation

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April 30, 2018

John A. Smith Named FedEx Freight President and CEO

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 30, 2018— FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that John A. Smith has been named President and CEO of FedEx Freight effective August 16, 2018. Smith, 56, currently serves as Senior Vice President of Operations at FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. Smith will succeed Michael L. Ducker, whose pending retirement

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April 26, 2018

FedEx Office Survey Reveals Enduring Preference for Printed Materials in Today’s Increasingly Digital Environment

Nine in 10 consumers agreed there will always be a need for printed materials Nearly half of millennial respondents reported having something professionally printed at least once a month Four out of five small business owners say professional printing services help their businesses stand out from the competition   PLANO, Texas, April 26, 2018 —

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April 24, 2018

FedEx Awards $120,500 to Top Ten Winners of its Sixth Annual Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx announced today that Rumi Spice – a Chicago-based business that sources and brings to market premier saffron from the fields of Afghanistan – is the grand prize winner of its sixth annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. Rumi Spice will receive a $25,000 grant, plus $7,500 in FedEx Office® print and business services to help them continue to grow their business both in the U.S. and internationally.

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