Shannon A. Brown

by Justin Cates
Shannon A. Brown
Senior Vice President, Eastern Division, U.S. Operations
FedEx Express

Shannon A. Brown is the Senior Vice President of Eastern Division U.S. Operations and Chief Diversity Officer at FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company.

Brown began his career at FedEx in 1978 at the Memphis World Hub. As he advanced in his career, he continued to demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities.

Brown’s executive achievements also include serving as Senior Vice President and Chief HR/ Diversity Officer at FedEx Express and as Senior Vice President of HR at FedEx Ground.

Brown has attained many honors, including multiple FedEx Five Star Awards and the CEO Five Star Award.
Brown is actively involved with a variety of corporate, academic, and nonprofit institutions.

Brown currently serves as a director of BancorpSouth, Inc., a financial holding company.

Additionally, Brown was appointed by former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to the Advisory Board of Western Governors University.

Brown’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree from National-Louis University in Chicago and a Master’s degree from the University of Denver.

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