Business 100 - 2010

Don Colleran/FedEx

Don Colleran is executive vice president of sales for FedEx. Don started his career with FedEx in 1989, serving as an international sales manager then global sales manager in the U.S. before moving to Tokyo in 1992, beginning a 12-year offshore career in international sales and operations management. He was promoted to various sales leadership positions and was appointed to his current position in 2006, currently leading a sales team that taps into a worldwide network that has helped FedEx grow into a $35 billion company.

Don earned a BS degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Indy Festival Foundation children’s charities, a member of the American Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the US-ASEAN Business Council. He also serves on the Board of Directors of InMotion Orthopaedic Research Center.

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Don is a third-generation Irish American with roots in Galway and Cork.