Henry J. Maier
FedEx Ground Leadership: President and CEO
Henry J. Maier assumed his role as president and chief executive officer of FedEx Ground in June 2013 and is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the company. He also serves on the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corp., which sets the strategic direction for the FedEx enterprise.
Maier has more than 40 years of experience in the transportation industry, including more than 30 years at FedEx companies. His FedEx career includes a series of leadership positions in logistics, sales, marketing, and communications, including serving as director of sales and vice president of marketing and communications. Immediately prior to his current position, he was an executive vice president of FedEx Ground and responsible for all of the company’s strategic planning, contractor relations, and corporate communications programs.
Originally from Texas, Maier graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He holds board positions with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, and Kansas City Southern (KCS), a transportation holding company with railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico, and Panama.