FedEx names Richard Smith, founder’s son, No. 2 at FedEx Express

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 23, 2019 1:53 PM CT | Published: August 23, 2019 9:01 AM CT

Richard W. Smith, son of FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith, is slated to be promoted Sept. 1 to the No. 2 spot in the company’s largest operating unit, FedEx Express. 


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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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