Leo Warmuth is Managing Director of Aircraft Engineering at FedEx Express. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer (PE).
Leo has more than 25 years of professional aviation industry experience and is currently the Chairman of the A4A/EMMC (Airlines for America Engineering Maintenance and Materiel Council). He began his career at Boeing working as a Loads and Dynamics Engineer on commercial aircraft, military aircraft and launch vehicles. He later moved into a Flight Operations engineer role which ultimately led him to join FedEx in Memphis in 2000. At FedEx, Leo managed the introduction of the 777 Freighter and first ever FedEx ETOPS program. As director, he has had organizational responsibility for several areas within Technical Operations, including Maintenance Programs, Aircraft Reliability, Component Reliability, Technical publications, Fleet Engineering and Service Engineering.