Frederick W. Smith

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"Frederick W. Smith is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporation, a $42-billion global transportation, business services and logistics company...Mr. Smith has served on the boards of several large public companies and on the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Mayo Foundation Boards. He served as co-chairman of the U.S. World War II Memorial Project. He was formerly chairman of the Board of Governors for the International Air Transport Association and the U.S. Air Transport Association. Mr. Smith is chair of the Business Roundtable’s Security Task Force, and a member of the Business Council and the CATO Institute. He served as chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council and is the current chairman of the French-American Business Council. Mr. Smith was named Chief Executive magazine’s 2004 “CEO of the Year.”

"Born in 1944 in Marks, Miss., Mr. Smith attended Yale University, where he earned a B.A. in 1966. Mr. Smith served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1966-1970." [1]

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  1. Securing America’s Future Energy Leadership, accessed December 21, 2019.