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Henry J. Maier promoted to lead FedEx Ground

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Memphis, Tenn., USA - January 21, 2013, Memphis, Tenn., USA - FedEx Corp. announced that Henry J. Maier will succeed David F. Rebholz as president and CEO of FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, effective May 31, 2013.

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Mr. Rebholz is president and chief executive officer of FedEx Ground, the second largest operating unit of FedEx Corp.

He assumed his current position in January 2007 and is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the company.

He also serves on the strategic management committee of FedEx Corp.

Prior to joining FedEx Ground, Mr. Rebholz was executive vice president, Operations and Systems Support for FedEx Express.

His responsibilities included Air Operations, U.S. Air-Ground and Freight Services, U.S. Ground Operations, Customer Service and Central Support Services.

Mr. Rebholz began his career with FedEx in 1976 as a part-time employee and moved into management in 1978. In 1982 he became the regional sales director in the company’s Western Region.

He was named vice president of Customer Service in 1988 and vice president of Operations in the Central Region of the United States in 1991.

Mr. Rebholz was promoted to senior vice president of Global Sales and Trade Services in 1993 and senior vice president of U.S. Ground Operations in 1996.

He was appointed executive vice president, Operations and Systems Support, in December 1999.

Mr. Maier has more than 30 years experience in the transportation industry, including more than 25 years at FedEx companies.

Mr. Maier currently serves as Executive Vice President at FedEx Ground, with responsibility for all strategic planning, corporate communications and contractor relations.

Earlier in his FedEx career he held a series of leadership positions in logistics, sales, marketing and automation.

In his new position, Mr. Maier will be responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the FedEx Ground segment, which includes FedEx Ground, FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx SmartPost.

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