FedEx has named Mark Allen as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, succeeding Christine Richards as of 1 October.
Allen currently serves as Senior Vice President, Legal & International General Counsel at FedEx Express, and is responsible for all international legal, regulatory, and security matters.
“Beginning more than 35 years ago, Mark Allen has progressed through the FedEx ranks and served in leadership roles with responsibility for every international region of the company,” said Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corp. chairman and chief executive officer.
“His leadership and business skills, along with his vast international experience make him an ideal choice to lead our legal, regulatory, governmental affairs, and security groups. With the addition of Mark, our Strategic Management Committee will now include six executives who have spent substantial portions of their careers working in our international regions.”