Binks to retire as FedEx Express Europe president, Nappier to take over

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From left to right: David Binks, Bert Nappier and Helena Jansson

David Binks is to retire from his role as FedEx Express Europe president and chief executive officer of TNT, he will be succeeded by Bert Nappier when he goes in June.

Binks started with FedEx in 1983 as part of an acquisition in the UK, rose through the ranks, leading FedEx Express teams in Europe, the Middle East and Canada.

He was instrumental in the completion of the company’s acquisition of TNT.

FedEx Express president and chief executive officer, David Cunningham says: “Throughout David’s remarkable 35-year-career at FedEx, he has contributed to the growth of our company around the globe. We wish him the best in his retirement, and look forward to continued success in Europe as Bert takes on this critical role.”

Nappier, who is FedEx Express’ senior vice president of finance – international, will succeed Binks on 1 June 2018.

He joined FedEx in 2005 and has served in a variety of leadership roles, and also serves as co-chair of the FedEx Integration Leadership Council, where he plays a key role leading the TNT integration efforts around the world.

Helena Jansson, a native of Sweden who has worked for FedEx for over 20 years, will succeed Nappier as FedEx Express senior vice president of finance – international.