David L. Cunningham, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, will retire effective December 31, 2018. Raj Subramaniam, currently executive vice-president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation, will succeed Cunningham effective January 1, 2019. Over his more than 36-year career, he held numerous leadership positions across the FedEx Express operating company in multiple regions, including chief operating officer and president – international, FedEx Express Asia Pacific chief financial officer, and regional president of the Asia Pacific region. Most recently
as president and CEO of FedEx Express, Cunningham has been responsible for the leadership and direction of the FedEx Express group, which includes FedEx Express and TNT. Subramaniam has been with FedEx for more than 27 years and began his career in Memphis. After a stint in Hong Kong he took over as president of FedEx Express in Canada before moving back to the U.S. as senior vice-president of international marketing. He was named executive vice-president and chief marketing and communications officer at FedEx Corporation in 2017. Brie Carere, a more than 17-year FedEx veteran, will succeed Subramaniam as executive vice-president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation.
Angel Willis has been appointed vice-president, general counsel and secretary, at Sealed Air Corporation, effective January 7, 2019. Willis brings more than 22 years of legal experience in global corporations and private practice to her new role. Most recently, she served as vice-president and deputy general counsel at Ingersoll Rand, where she led strategic legal transactions and legal affairs for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. Before Ingersoll Rand, Willis was corporate counsel at Cummins, Inc. and associate at Ice Miller. She received her J.D. from the University of Illinois.
Fred Heptinstall will step down as CEO at Polymer Logistics North America, effective December 31 of this year. Heptinstall joined Polymer Logistics as CEO North America in July 2016 when the company was launching its new wood-look RPCs. “Under his leadership, Polymer Logistics North America has grown its customer base, put together a high-performance organization, and delivered innovative solutions to the marketplace,” said Gideon Feiner, CEO Polymer Logistics. “We thank Fred for his leadership and commitment to Polymer Logistics and wish him continued success.”