FEDEX APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING
FedEx Express, a division of FedEx Corp. (FDX: NYSE), the world’s largest transportation company, today announced the appointment of Jacques Creeten as Managing Director - Sales and Marketing, Middle East, Indian Sub-Continent and Africa (MEIA). During his 20 year career with FedEx, Creeten has been responsible for launching several of the company’s most innovative and successful projects, winning a number of FedEx awards along the way.
Born in Belgium, Creeten acquired a degree in law from the State University of Ghent before pursuing further studies in Economics at the Catholic University in Belgium. Beginning his career with FedEx in 1985 as a Hub Handler in Brussels, Creeten rose rapidly through the company’s ranks from Hub Handler to Manager, to Senior Manager Operations and then onto various other senior positions across the world. Winner of FedEx’s 5-star award in 2002, Creeten’s global experiences with FedEx have taken him through Europe, the Middle East and India. In his most recent post as a Managing Director - Indian Subcontinent, Jacques Creeten significantly contributed to the success of FedEx in the Indian Subcontinent market.
In 2002, Creeten was responsible for the successful launch of FedEx Direct Served Operations in India, which allowed FedEx to expand its network and reach more of its customers. He also led the flawless transition to Prakash Air Freight, FedEx’s Global Service Provider (GSP) in India. Creeten also placed FedEx at the number one position as the Best Place to Work in 2004, moving it up from 2nd place in 2003, according to a survey conducted by Business Week magazine.
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In his new role, Jacques Creeten will be in charge of the Sales and Marketing organisation in the 81 countries of the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa region.
“I am delighted at the opportunity to further contribute my international experience to FedEx and our customers in these exciting and growing markets. FedEx constantly strives to not only meet but exceed customer expectations, and I am looking forward to working closely with our customers in the MEIA region.”
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, usually in one to two business days with the delivery time guaranteed.
About FedEx Corp
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $31 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brands. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 260,000 employees and contractors to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit fedex.com.