FedEx International Leadership: President, FedEx Express Europe, and CEO, TNT
Bert Nappier has served as president of FedEx Express Europe and chief executive officer of TNT since June 2018.
Based in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, at the FedEx International Centre, Nappier leads a combined team of nearly 50,000 in Europe, working to expand the team’s logistics solutions portfolio to meet customers’ needs. Europe represents approximately 50 of the more than 220 countries and territories served by FedEx Express globally. In addition to leading the European team in all aspects of planning and execution of the corporate strategy across the region, Nappier plays an instrumental role in the overall TNT integration execution in Europe.
He began his FedEx career in 2005 and served as vice president and corporate controller from 2009 to 2015. From 2009 through 2012, Nappier’s financial reporting team was recognized by Investor Relations Global Rankings for best financial disclosures in the U.S. (Top 5 in 2010–2012 and Best in 2009). In May 2016, Nappier was appointed senior vice president for finance, international CFO, leading the FedEx Express and TNT finance teams across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Nappier also served as co-chairman of the FedEx Integration Leadership Council, where he played a key role in leading our TNT integration efforts around the world.
Nappier was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and was raised in Houston, Texas, and Franklin, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Mississippi, where he received a bachelor’s degree in accountancy and a master’s degree in taxation.
Nappier and his family, wife and two children live in the Netherlands. In 2012, he was recognized as one of Memphis’ finest young professionals by the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation and received the Breath of Life Award for his fundraising efforts for the CF Foundation. His interests include running, golf, and cooking.