FedEx Executive Leadership: Executive Vice President, Chief Sales Officer
Jill Brannon is executive vice president and chief sales officer of FedEx Corp. She leads a global organization of over 15,000 team members responsible for more than $65 billion in worldwide revenue across multiple FedEx operating companies. Her Global Sales and Solutions organization includes large enterprise portfolio sales, sector, geographic, and small-customer selling. She oversees strategic customer- and supply-chain-related activities and leads sales operations, analysis, education, and customer solutions teams. Brannon serves on the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corp., a select group of the company’s top leadership that sets the strategic direction for the FedEx enterprise.
Brannon’s career at FedEx spans over three decades. Prior to her current role, Brannon served as senior vice president of sales in Europe, the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, and Africa. In this role, she led a team over 6,000 strong, providing strategic direction for sales performance and results. Before relocating to Europe, Brannon served as senior vice president of international sales. In addition, she held positions of vice president of solutions and vice president of U.S. international sales. Her previous experience also includes operations, marketing, and strategic planning and analysis.
Brannon served on the International Leadership Council, integral in the planning and execution of the TNT acquisition, and was directly responsible for the sales integration of TNT globally. She has also served on the boards of the US-ASEAN Business Council and the International Children’s Heart Foundation.
In 2016, Brannon was recognized by Diversity Journal as part of its Women Worth Watching list and was named to the Hot Topics Top 100 Sales Leaders list in its 2015 “The Future of Sales” edition. Brannon is a three-time winner of the FedEx Five Star Award, the company’s highest team member honor. She holds degrees in international business and French from Lenoir-Rhyne University.