FedEx International Leadership: President, FedEx Express Europe, and CEO, TNT
Bert Nappier was named president of FedEx Express Europe and CEO of TNT in June 2018.
Based in the FedEx International Centre in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, Nappier leads a combined team of 49,000 in Europe, working to expand our logistics solutions portfolio to meet customers’ needs. Europe represents approximately 50 of the more than 220 countries and territories FedEx Express serves 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 integration execution in Europe going forward.
Nappier 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, finance, international CFO — leading the FedEx Express and TNT finance teams across Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Nappier also served as co-chairman of the FedEx Integration Leadership Council, where he played a key role leading our TNT integration efforts around the world.
Nappier was born in Youngstown, Ohio, but grew up in Houston and Franklin, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Mississippi, where he received his bachelor’s in accountancy and master’s in taxation.
Nappier and his family, wife, and two children live in the Netherlands. In 2012, Nappier 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 foundation. His interests include running, golf, and cooking.