FedEx EVP Christine Richards to retire
FedEx has announced that Christine P. Richards, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, will retire on 30 September. Richards has led the company’s legal, regulatory, governmental affairs and security groups since 2005. Her successor will be named later.
“Christine Richards has provided bold and innovative leadership in successfully addressing a wide variety of critical legal, regulatory and security challenges and opportunities for FedEx,” said Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corp. chairman and chief executive officer. “Her untiring work ethic and in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of the business have made her service as a counselor and business partner invaluable.”
Richards joined the Federal Express Legal department in 1984 and served in a variety of leadership positions prior to assuming her current role.