FedEx Express appoints new woman to run its Hong Kong operation
FEDEX Express, a leading express delivery company, has announced the appointment of Kawal Preet as the new president of Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region
FEDEX Express, a leading express delivery company, has announced the appointment of Kawal Preet as the new president of Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region.
Ms Preet, vice president of operations, North and South Pacific regions, will take up the role on June 1, succeeding Karen Reddington, who moves on to become regional president of Europe and CEO of TNT.
Ms Preet will lead the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations, and will manage nearly 40,000 team members across 103 markets and territories that make up the AMEA region, accounting for nearly half of the destinations FedEx Express serves.
'I am thrilled that Kawal is taking over the reins as the president of AMEA region, including Asia Pacific,' said Don Colleran, president and CEO of FedEx Express. 'Kawal is an industry veteran and brings a wealth of experience working at FedEx.'
Ms Preet joined FedEx Express in 1997 as an associate engineer in Singapore. Following roles spanning service quality assurance, ground operations, she controlled planning and engineering for the air and ground networks.
Said Ms Preet: 'I am humbled and honoured to be leading this talented and experienced leadership team and a new region that is bursting with opportunities for global trade and businesses.'
With annual revenues of US$70 billion, the company offers integrated business solutions through operating companies and employs 475,000 people.