Brussels, Belgium - February 2, 2007 - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world's largest express transportation company, today announced the promotions of Hamdi Osman to Senior Vice President of the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa, and Jacques Creeten to Vice President of India. Both promotions fill newly created positions and are effective immediately.
Hamdi Osman began his employment at the frontlines of the company in 1978 as a truck washer. His long tenure and career advancement demonstrates FedEx commitment to its people, encouraging promotion from within the organization. Prior promotions and positions include courier (1979); Manager Operations, Edison, New Jersey (1982); Senior Manager Operations (1985); Managing Director for the Northeast District, US (1990). In September 1991 Hamdi moved to the Middle East, taking on the role of Managing Director for the Middle East and Indian subcontinent region. In 1997, Hamdi was appointed to the position of Vice President, Operations, Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa.
Jacques Creeten joined FedEx in 1985 and has held various positions in Belgium, Italy, Turkey, and Dubai before moving to India in 1999 as Managing Director Operations for the Indian subcontinent. In 2005 Jacques became the Managing Director, Sales & Marketing with responsibility for all FedEx sales and marketing activities across the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa region.
Robert W. Elliott, president, Europe, Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa, FedEx Express said, "These appointments reflect the growing economic importance of this region in the global marketplace. These emerging markets are among the fastest growing in the world, and we have got the right team in place there to take them to the next level. Having known and worked with Hamdi and Jacques throughout their careers with FedEx, I know they are the best in the business and that they welcome the challenges and opportunities these promotions will bring."
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