James R. Muhs

James R. Muhs

James R. Muhs, President and Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Trade Networks
President and Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Trade Networks

James R. Muhs Sr. is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the company as it continues to grow its air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and international trade facilitation solutions.

Before his appointment to FedEx Trade Networks, Muhs served as senior vice president of U.S. International, Global Planning, Engineering and Trade Services for FedEx Express, where he was responsible for the company’s U.S. export business, as well as the planning and engineering of the FedEx Express global network.

Since joining FedEx in 1984, Muhs has also served as managing director of Global Operations Control. Following that appointment, he became vice president of Global Network Planning & Operations Control in 1998. He is a four-time recipient of the FedEx Five-Star Award, the company’s highest award for individual leadership and contribution.

Muhs holds a BBA from the University of North Dakota and an MBA from the University of Memphis. He currently serves as Chairman of the North American Leaders Group of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


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