He now serves as the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President for FedEx Corp. In this role, he sits on the FedEx Strategic Management Committee, a small group of the company’s top leadership, responsible for the company’s strategic direction around the world. At FedEx, Mr. Subramanian is also responsible for several landmark developments, including the first-ever global brand campaign, and a significant expansion of the company’s global product portfolio. Under his leadership, FedEx retains an enviable position as one of FORTUNE Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies.
Mr. Subramaniam’s international leadership experience, keen business insights and focus on globalization have contributed to the success of FedEx, and continue to provide a roadmap for future growth initiatives. He champions what is often referred to as the “FedEx Access Effect,” the idea that FedEx stands at the intersection of the physical and virtual infrastructure required for global commerce, therefore helping businesses to flourish, economies to prosper, and standards of living to improve.
Mr. Subramaniam has won many honours and awards. Prominent ones include the President’s Award, given by the Prime Minister of Canada in 2006 for his work encouraging a more open relationship between India and Canada and the EXCEL award from the International Association of Business Communications. He is a four-time recipient of the FedEx Five Star award, the company’s highest honor. He serves on several advisory boards, including the U.S.-lndia Business Council; First Horizons National Corporation; Orpheum Theatre of Memphis; American Heart Association and Fogelman Center of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis. He has been inducted into the Fogelman Center of Business and Economics Hall of Fame.