FedEx International Leadership: President, FedEx Express Europe, and CEO, TNT
David Binks moved into his current role as president of FedEx Express Europe in January 2014 and assumed the additional position of chief executive officer of TNT in May 2016.
Now based in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, Binks leads a team of more than 49,000 in Europe. This represents approximately 50 of the more than 220 countries and territories currently served by FedEx Express globally. In addition to leading the European team in all aspects of planning and executing the corporate strategy across the region, Binks played an integral role in the acquisition of TNT and will continue to lead the integration.
Binks began his FedEx career in 1983 in the UK before moving to Brussels, Belgium, and later to Toronto, Canada, holding positions in marketing, customer service, and sales. In 2006, Binks was named president of FedEx Express Canada. There he developed, implemented, and directed all corporate strategies for Canada, as well as leading over 5,000 team members across the country.
In 2010, Binks returned to Europe in the position of senior vice president of European operations, where he played a vital role in strengthening the presence and expanding the footprint of FedEx Express across the continent.
Binks holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree from Coventry University, UK.