FedEx Corp last month upgradedIndia from a country within a regionto a full region in its own right, theEconomic Times reported. FedExpreviously had five regions, each withits own vice president.
These regions were the US, Canada,EMEA (Europe, Middle East, andAfrica), Latin America- Caribbean(LAC) and Asia-Pacific (APAC). Indiacame under EMEA and had JacquesCreeten as its managing directorreporting to his vice president in Brussels, Belgium.
Since December 2006, however,in recognition of the importance ofthe role of the India market in theFedex world, India has been splitfrom the EMEA region and madeinto a separate region altogether- thesixth in FedEx. Consequently, JacquesCreeten, a Belgian national who hasbeen in India for the past eight yearsheading FedEx operations as managingdirector, became vice-president, Indiaoperations.