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FedEx CEO wins Tony Jannus Award

FedEx chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith on Wednesday was named recipient of the 2011 Tony Jannus Award.

Smith founded the company in 1971 and established it as world's most recognized shipping company, with operations in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

The annual award, named for the pilot of the world's first scheduled airline flight between St. Petersburg and Tampa, is given for achievement in commercial aviation. Smith will receive the award at a banquet Oct. 27 at the Tampa Airport Marriott.

Times staff

FedEx CEO wins Tony Jannus Award 04/13/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:06pm]

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