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FedEx Express Europe appoints Frédéric François as new Vice President Ground Operations Italy, Spain & Portugal


Cernusco sul Naviglio (Milano), January 15, 2023 – FedEx Express Europe announces the appointment of Frédéric François as Vice President Ground Operations Italy, Spain, and Portugal as of December 2023, succeeding Stefania Pezzetti.

Frederic’s career began at an international law firm, before joining FedEx in 2017. He has held various positions, including senior leadership legal positions within the business, and most recently as Chair of the Board in France, one of FedEx Europe’s largest and most strategic markets. In his new position, Frédéric will lead ground operations across Italy, Spain, and Portugal, and will be appointed as Chair of the Board of FedEx Express Italy S.r.l. in the coming months.

“I’m honoured to lead our world-class teams in Italy, Spain and Portugal into the next exciting phase for FedEx in these markets”, he said. “Our continued investments in the European network, including the new Novara hub, enable us to continuously improve our service and support local businesses and SMEs as they show resilience in challenging times”, he added. “I’m looking forward to building on our foundation of innovation, the talent of our people, and care for the communities in which we operate.”

Frédéric will be based in Italy as of early 2024.