Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, FedEx Express
Shannon A. Brown is Senior Vice President/Chief HR & Diversity Officer for FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company with more than 160,000 team members. In this role, Brown provides strategic direction for all human resources practices, policies and operations for the company. His role includes overseeing global initiatives to develop and retain a highly-talented and diverse workforce, where employees are empowered to respond to customer needs in an environment that promotes a safe and sustainably responsible work place. Brown previously served as Senior Vice President of HR for FedEx Ground. Brown was appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to the advisory board for Western Governors University and he chairs the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Human Capital Steering Group.
Brown serves on the board of the March of Dimes, Lausanne Collegiate School, the Central Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis and chair-elect for United Way of the Mid-South.
Brown holds a Bachelor’s degree from National-Louis University in Chicago and a Master’s degree from the University of Denver.