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Marvin Ellison Joins FedEx Corporation Board of Directors

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 11, 2014 ... The Board of Directors of FedEx Corporation today elected Marvin R. Ellison as a director. The Board also appointed Mr. Ellison as a member of its Compensation Committee.

“We welcome Marvin to our Board of Directors. His operations and logistics expertise, together with his years of executive leadership, will add significant value to our Board,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corp.

Mr. Ellison, 49, has been Executive Vice President – U.S. Stores of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) since August 2008. From June 2002 to August 2008, he served in a variety of operational roles at The Home Depot, including as President – Northern Division and as Senior Vice President – Global Logistics. Prior to joining The Home Depot, Mr. Ellison spent 15 years at Target Corporation in a variety of operational roles. Mr. Ellison is also a director of H&R Block (NYSE: HRB).

Mr. Ellison earned a Business Administration Degree in Marketing from the University of Memphis and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University.