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FedEx Names Bronczek Future COO in Succession Planning Hint

  • Air cargo head will also take president’s title in 2018
  • Glenn, viewed as possible successor to Fred Smith, to retire
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FedEx Corp. named Dave Bronczek to the newly created post of chief operating officer starting in 2018, positioning him as a possible successor to Chief Executive Officer Fred Smith.

Bronczek, 62, will also assume the role of president, a title currently held by Smith, FedEx said in a statement Monday. The heads of the shipping company’s operating businesses will report to Bronczek, who has served as chief of the FedEx Express air cargo unit since 2000.