FedEx Discusses Global Connectivity at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit

Hong Kong, November 11, 2011 — On November 10-12, FedEx will be among the prominent voices shaping the discussion around the future of the Asia Pacific economy at the prestigious Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The annual Summit, which hosts 1,500 participants and more than 100 high-profile delegates including government and business leaders, serves as a vital link in driving dialogue and ideas to effectively capitalize on the significant opportunities the APEC region presents.  The line-up of distinguished guests this year includes President Barack Obama, President Hu Jintao of China, President Dmitry Medvedev of Russia and Prime Minister Julia Gillard of Australia.

“FedEx has long been a supporter of APEC and participant in APEC events.  Trans-Pacific trade is one of the fastest growing engines in the global economy and increasing integration and access with these markets is essential to global economic recovery and job creation,” said Michael L. Ducker, COO and President International, FedEx Express.  Mr. Ducker also represents FedEx as the vice chair of the CEO Summit host committee.

Mr. Ducker will also participate in the “Building Enabling Environments for Industry: Achieving Growth, Stability and Predictability in a Dynamic Commercial World” panel discussion with Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon President.  Joining Mr. Ducker at the event will be David L. Cunningham, President of FedEx Express Asia-Pacific, Jill Brannon, senior vice president, International Sales, Alan Turley, vice president, Government Affairs, APAC, and Russ Fleming, vice president, U.S. International Marketing. 

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 $40 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand.

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