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Kawal Preet

President Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa Region at FedEx Express

Kawal Preet is the president of the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA) region at FedEx Express. She took up the role on June 1, 2020.

Based in Hong Kong, Preet is responsible for leading the FedEx Express business across the AMEA region, including overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations across more than 103 countries and territories with nearly 40,000 employees.

Prior to this role, Preet was the senior vice president of operations, North and South Pacific (excluding mainland China and Mongolia), a position she assumed in June 2017.

Preet’s career with FedEx Express began in 1997 as an associate engineer in Singapore. She has held various management roles in planning and engineering as well as operations throughout Asia. In 2006, she was promoted to managing director, planning and engineering, Asia Pacific. In 2014, Preet was promoted to vice president, planning and engineering for Asia Pacific. Following that, Preet served as vice president, planning and engineering air network for Asia Pacific in 2016.

Preet is currently serving as the chair of the National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) and is an active board member of the US-ASEAN Business Council. In addition, she serves as a board member of Junior Achievement (JA) Asia Pacific.

Preet holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology in India and received her MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Australia.