FedEx Introduces The Company’s First Black Woman CEO, Ramona Hood

 FedEx Introduces The Company’s First Black Woman CEO, Ramona Hood

Marvin Fong, The Plain Dealer

FedEx has newly appointed its first Black woman CEO in company history, Ramona Hood.

Ramona has specifically been promoted to both President and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical, which handles same-day and overnight expedited deliveries.She began her career in 1991 as a receptionist for the company, which at the time was called Roberts Express.

She climbed through the ranks and held various roles in operations, safety, sales, and more.Ramona’s ladder to success went from heading subsidiary FedEx Truckload Brokerage to an officer at the FedEx Supply Chain. She then returned to FedEx Custom Critical for an executive position as the company’s Vice President of operations, strategy, and planning.

She dedicated over 28 years to FedEx, and it’s proven to have been well worth it.Congratulations, Ramona Hood! #BlackExcellence

Carmen Roxanna

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