OREANDA-NEWS. The Board of Directors of FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) today elected Ms. Kimberly Jabal as a director.  The Board also appointed Ms. Jabal as a member of its Information Technology Oversight Committee.

“We are delighted to welcome Kim to our Board of Directors,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corp.  “We look forward to benefiting immediately from her extensive knowledge of information technology, social media, finance and operations.”

Ms. Jabal, 45, currently is the chief financial officer and oversees the legal and human resources functions at Path, Inc., a privately-held social networking company.  Prior to joining Path in March 2013, she served as vice president of finance at Lytro, Inc., an early-stage company focused on building the world’s first consumer lightfield camera.  She served in various capacities at Google from 2003 to 2011, including as director of engineering finance, director of investor relations and director of online sales finance.  Prior to Google, Ms. Jabal spent two years at Goldman Sachs in technology investment banking.  Ms. Jabal has extensive information technology experience, having spent eight years from 1990 to 1998 with Accenture designing and building technical infrastructure for major IT systems implementations at global companies.

Kim holds an engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Harvard University.