Former CEO of Federal Express appointed to Hawthorne Board of Directors


Ted Weise has been appointed to Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Board of Directors.  Ted Weise served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Federal Express Corporation from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Weise worked with Federal Express from 1972 to 2002. He served as Executive Vice President Worldwide Operations of Federal Express Corporation from February 1996 to February 1998. From August 1991 to February 1996, he served as Senior Vice President of Air Operations of Federal Express Corporation.  He served as a Director and consultant to Federal Express Corporation until March 2002.  He currently serves as a Director of Junior Achievement Worldwide. He was a Director of ResortQuest International Inc. from May 1998 to 2003. He served as a Director of POGO Jet Inc. from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Weise earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formally the University of Missouri-Rolla), an M.B.A from the University of West Florida and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.  Mr. Weise holds an Advanced Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.