Business 100 – 2015

Donald F. Colleran/FedEx Services

Since 2006, Don Colleran has been executive vice president of Global Sales & Solutions for FedEx Services, leading a global organization of approximately 10,000. His organization owns the customer experience from end to end, from the trusted and strategic business consultants to teams who develop and deliver back-end systems, tools, and integrated digital shipping platforms to manage the ongoing customer relationship.

Don started with FedEx in 1989. In 1992, he moved to Tokyo and began a 12-year career in international sales and operations management. In 1997 he was named VP of Sales for the Asia Pacific region. In 2000, he was promoted to president, FedEx Canada. Three years later he was named senior vice president of International Sales and moved to Memphis, Tennessee.

A native of Boston, Don is a third-generation Irish American with roots in Galway and Cork. He holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of New Hampshire. He is a member of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Advisory Board, the American Chamber of Commerce, and US-ASEAN Business Council.