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Richard W. Smith, Managing Director of FedEx, Visits FCBE

For release:  May 8, 2013

Tuesday, April 30 the full-time MBA program was pleased to host Richard W. Smith as the guest speaker for their weekly Lunch & Learn gathering. This was the final Lunch & Learn session for the semester.  The Lunch & Learn series invites notable business, government and NGO leaders to speak to Fogelman College‚Äôs full-time MBA students (which include both Customer Driven and International MBA programs) about issues important to the given speaker's organization and industry.  

Richard Smith is Managing Director of Life Sciences & Specialty Services and U.S. International Global Trade Services for FedEx Express.  As the son of FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith, Richard Smith literally grew up with the business watching FedEx evolve from an express shipping company to a worldwide shipping icon. In this role, Richard Smith provides strategic direction for developing global customized logistics and supporting specialized services within FedEx.  During the Lunch & Learn he spoke about FedEx's structure and specialized service offerings.  

Shown in the photo, Mr. Smith is accepting a plaque from the students of the Customer Driven MBA program.  The plaque extends the appreciation of the entire full-time MBA program for Mr. Smith's time and insights during the Lunch & Learn session.

Mr. Smith is accepting a plaque from the students of the Customer Driven MBA program.

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