Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer; Chairman, FedEx Office and FedEx Trade Networks FedEx Corporation
Raj Subramaniam is executive vice president, chief marketing
and communications officer, for FedEx Corp. Subramaniam oversees all aspects of
the company’s marketing and communications efforts globally, including
advertising, brand and reputation, product and business development, digital
access, e-commerce, retail marketing, and corporate strategy. He also serves on
the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corp., which sets the strategic
direction for the FedEx enterprise.
Subramaniam’s international leadership experience, keen
business insights, and focus on globalization have contributed to the success
of FedEx and continue to provide a road map for future growth initiatives. He
champions what is often referred to as the “FedEx Access Effect,” the idea that
FedEx stands at the intersection of the physical and virtual infrastructure
required for global commerce, therefore helping businesses to flourish,
economies to prosper, and standards of living to improve.
Subramaniam is responsible for several landmark developments
at FedEx, including the first-ever global brand campaign, and a significant
expansion of the company’s global product portfolio. His team launched
customer-focused, value-added services like FedEx Delivery Manager® and FedEx
One Rate®. Under his leadership, FedEx also retains an enviable position as one
of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies.
Subramaniam has a rich history at FedEx. After joining the
marketing team in Memphis in 1991, his leadership skills took him to Hong Kong,
where he oversaw marketing in Asia Pacific. Subramaniam then took over as
president of FedEx Express in Canada before moving back to the U.S. as senior
vice president of marketing and communications for FedEx Services.
Born in Trivandrum, India, Subramaniam received an
undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of
Technology. He earned two post-graduate degrees: a Master of Science in
Chemical Engineering from Syracuse University and an MBA from the University of
Texas at Austin. Subramaniam also serves on several advisory boards supporting
the First Horizon National Corporation, U.S.-India Business Council, the
Orpheum Theatre of Memphis, the American Heart Association, and the Fogelman
Center at the University of Memphis.
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