Business 100 – 2017

Don Colleran/FedEx Corporation

Don Colleran is executive vice president and chief sales officer at FedEx Corporation. He leads a global organization of approximately 15,000 team members responsible for more than $60 billion in worldwide revenue across multiple FedEx operating companies. His organization owns the customer relationship 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 experience. Global Sales & Solutions teams execute on the FedEx growth strategy and help customers grow their businesses through unique selling solutions, and by providing opportunities to reach new markets, eliminate trade barriers and expand their businesses globally. Don is also a member of FedEx’s strategic management committee.

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 board of EastGroup Properties, Youth Program/FedEx St. Jude Classic, and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is also a member of the American Chamber of Commerce and US-ASEAN Business Council.