Shannon A. Brown

by Edward Cates
Shannon A. Brown
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, FedEx Express

Shannon A. Brown serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources & Diversity Officer for FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company with more than 220,000 team members.


In this role, he provides strategic direction for human resources practices, policies and operations for the company. His role includes overseeing 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.


He previously served as Senior Vice President of HR for FedEx Ground. Brown currently serves as a Director of BancorpSouth, Inc., a financial holding company. He also holds board memberships with the Intermodal Transportation Institute at the University of Denver and the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas.


Brown was appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees and he chairs the International Air Transport Association Human Capital Steering Group.


Brown holds a Bachelor’s degree from National Louis University in Chicago and a Master’s degree from the University of Denver.

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