Alan B. Graf, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at FedEx Corp. FedEx Corp. consists of several operating companies, with the core business, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx. Together FedEx provides transportation, e-commerce and business services worldwide. The Memphis, Tennessee-based company has more than 5.5 million packages daily moves and serves more than 215 countries and territories. The company consists of longer exists … Read more »

Alan B. Graf, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at FedEx Corp. FedEx Corp. consists of several operating companies, with the core business, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx. Together FedEx provides transportation, e-commerce and business services worldwide. The Memphis, Tennessee-based company has more than 5.5 million packages daily moves and serves more than 215 countries and territories. The Company is of more than 250,000 employees and contractors together globally with approximately 663 aircraft and 71,000 ground vehicles. Graf joined FedEx Express, the predecessor of FedEx Corp., in 1980 as a senior financial analyst and held a variety of management positions in finance during his tenure with FedEx. His current responsibilities include oversight of corporate global financial functions, including financial planning, treasury, tax, accounting and controls, internal audit and corporate development. Earl is responsible for the financial activities of the Group’s core operating companies and also serves on FedEx Corp. Executive Committee, which is charged with the planning and implementation of FedEx Corp. strategic business activities. A native of Indiana, Earl graduated from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University with both a Bachelor and Master of Business Administration. He remains active with the Kelley School of Business, where he is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council and was honored with membership in the Academy of Alumni Fellows in 2004. Earl holds three supervisory boards, the NIKE, Inc., Kimball International, Inc. and Mid-America Apartment Communities include, Inc. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the University of Memphis Tiger Cubs.
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Catherine M. Dalton
Source: Business Horizons
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Publication Date: Jul 15, in 2005. Prod #: BH123-PDF-ENG
On time, all the time: An Interview with FedEx Corp. ‘s Alan B. Graf, Jr. HBR case solution