Shannon A. Brown is Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource and Diversity Officer of FedEx Express. Brown is the most senior human resources executive for FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company. In this role, Brown provides strategic direction for all human resources practices, policies and operations for the company. Brown’s role includes overseeing global initiatives to develop and retain a highly talented and diverse workforce. Brown was appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees and to the Advisory Board for Western Governors University.
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 of Science degree from National-Louis University in Chicago and a Master of Science degree from the University of Denver.