Michael L. Ducker

Former President and Chief Executive Officer
FedEx Freight

Director Since:


Business Experience

Mr. Ducker served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Freight from January 2015 – August 2018. In that role, he provided strategic direction for FedEx’s less-than-truckload (LTL) companies throughout North America and for FedEx Custom Critical, a leading carrier of time sensitive, critical shipments. Mr. Ducker was formerly the Chief Operating Officer and President of International for FedEx Express, where he led all customer-facing aspects of the company’s U.S. operations and its international business, spanning more than 220 countries and territories across the globe. Mr. Ducker also oversaw FedEx Trade Networks and FedEx Supply Chain. During his FedEx career, which began in 1975, Mr. Ducker has also served as president of FedEx Express Asia Pacific in Hong Kong and led the Southeast Asia and Middle East regions from Singapore, as well as Southern Europe from Milan, Italy.

Public Board Memberships
  • nVent Electric plc, a global provider of electrical connection and protection solutions


Additional Accomplishments and Memberships

  •  Executive Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • Board of Amway Corporation

  • National Advisory Board of the Salvation Army

  • Executive Committee and Treasurer of the American Trucking Association from 2014 to 2019

  • Board of the American Transportation Research Institute from 2014 to 2019

  • Board member of University of Mississippi Foundation



Mr. Ducker’s significant senior executive and international experience coupled with his extensive expertise in complex operations and logistics complements the strength of our Board. Mr. Ducker’s career with FedEx Freight provided him with knowledge of a number of important areas that assist our Board, including leadership, risk assessment and operational issues.