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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

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

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

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

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 —

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.

April 12, 2018

FedEx announced as sponsor of World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

FedEx will become the title sponsor for the newly-named World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, which will move to Memphis, Tenn. and TPC Southwind beginning with the 2018-19 PGA TOUR Season.

April 9, 2018

FedEx Office Brings Same-Day Delivery Service to Oregon

PLANO, Texas, April 9, 2018 — FedEx Office, a leading provider of convenient, state-of-the-art printing, packing and shipping services and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), has extended its local courier delivery service, FedEx SameDay® City, to Portland, the first market coverage in Oregon. FedEx SameDay City offers residential and business delivery within hours