People: American Express Co (AXP.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Chenault

62 2001 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Edward Gilligan

54 2013 President

Jeffrey Campbell

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Douglas Buckminster

53 2012 President - International Consumer and Global Network Services

Daniel Schulman

56 2010 Group President - Enterprise Growth

Joshua Silverman

45 2011 President - U.S. Consumer Services

Susan Sobbott

49 2014 President - Global Corporate Payments

Stephen Squeri

54 2011 Group President - Global Corporate Services

Anre Williams

48 2011 President - Global Merchant Services

L. Kevin Cox

50 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer

Marc Gordon

53 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

John Hayes

59 2003 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

James Bush

55 2009 Executive Vice President - World Service

Thomas Schick

67 1993 Executive Vice President - Corporate and External Affairs

Nik Sathe

2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Timothy Heine

58 2014 Senior Vice President, Interim General Counsel

Ashwini Gupta

60 2007 President - Risk and Information Management, Chief Risk Officer

Charlene Barshefsky

63 2001 Director

Theodore Leonsis

58 2010 Director

Ursula Burns

55 2004 Independent Director

Peter Chernin

63 2006 Independent Director

Anne Lauvergeon

54 2013 Independent Director

Richard Levin

66 2007 Independent Director

Richard McGinn

67 1998 Independent Director

Samuel Palmisano

62 2013 Independent Director

Steven Reinemund

66 2007 Independent Director

Daniel Vasella

61 2012 Independent Director

Robert Walter

68 2002 Independent Director

Ronald Williams

64 2007 Independent Director

Rick Petrino

Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Chenault

Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of American Express Co. Mr. Chenault joined American Express in 1981 and was named President of the U.S. division of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. in 1993, Vice Chairman of American Express Company in 1995, President and Chief Operating Officer in 1997 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2001. Mr. Chenault serves as a director of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and The Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Chenault is a member of The World Trade Center Memorial Foundation and a trustee of the NYU Langone Medical Center.

Edward Gilligan

Mr. Edward P. Gilligan has been appointed as President of American Express Company effective April 15, 2013. Prior to his appointment as President Mr. Gilligan served as Vice Chairman of the Company since July 2007. Prior thereto, he had been Group President, American Express International & Global Corporate Services since July 2005. Mr. Gilligan is a graduate of New York University.

Jeffrey Campbell

Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of American Express Company. He has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company effective August 2013. Mr. Campbell joins American Express from McKesson Corporation, where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of the health care services company in the United States. He played a central role at McKesson as it grew and expanded its leadership in health care distribution and technology over the last decade. Mr. Campbell joined McKesson as CFO in 2003. Before joining McKesson, Mr. Campbell served as chief financial officer of AMR Corporation and its subsidiary, American Airlines, where he helped the business navigate financial challenges. He joined AMR in 1990 and progressed through a range of senior management roles, including head of European operations based in London for several years. He was named CFO in 2002. Mr. Campbell began his career as a certified public accountant and management consultant. Prior to joining AMR, he was a CPA with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells. He is a member of the board of directors of Hexcel Corporation and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. He holds an A.B. degree in Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Douglas Buckminster

Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster is President - International Consumer and Global Network Services of American Express Co. He has been Executive Vice President, World Service since October 2009. Prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President, U.S. Service Delivery Network since June 2005. Prior thereto, he served as Regional President for the Japan, Asia/Pacific, Australia region since September 2001.

Daniel Schulman

Mr. Daniel H. Schulman is Group President - Enterprise Growth of American Express Co., since August 2010. Mr. Schulman joined American Express from Sprint Nextel Corporation, where he served as President of the Prepaid group from 2009 until August 2010. Before joining Sprint, Mr. Schulman was the founding CEO of Virgin Mobile USA, a mobile virtual operator, acquired by Sprint in 2009. Prior to that he was CEO of priceline.com and spent the early part of his career with AT&T, where he ultimately led the company’s consumer long distance business.

Joshua Silverman

Mr. Joshua G. Silverman is President - U.S. Consumer Services of American Express Co., since July 2011. Before joining American Express, Mr. Silverman served as Executive in Residence for Greylock Ventures, a venture capital firm, from October 2010 until June 2011. Mr. Silverman was the Chief Executive Officer of Skype from March 2008 until October 2010. Prior to that he was a senior executive at eBay from 2003 until 2008 and was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Evite, the social event planning site, which he ran until it was sold to IAC in 2001.

Susan Sobbott

Ms. Susan Sobbott is President - Global Corporate Payments of American Express Co., since January 2014. Prior thereto, she had been President, American Express OPEN since 2004.

Stephen Squeri

Mr. Stephen J. Squeri is Group President - Global Corporate Services of American Express Co., since November 2011. Prior thereto, he had been Group President, Global Services since October 2009. From May 2005 to October 2009, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the Company. In addition, from July 2008 to September 2010, he was the head of Corporate Development, overseeing mergers and acquisitions for the Company. Prior thereto, he had been President, Global Commercial Card since February 2002.

Anre Williams

Mr. Anre D. Williams is President - Global Merchant Services of American Express Co., since November 2011. Prior thereto, he had been President of Global Corporate Payments since June 2007. Prior thereto, he had been Executive Vice President of U.S. Commercial Card from January 2004 through May 2007.

L. Kevin Cox

Mr. L. Kevin Cox is Chief Human Resource Officer of American Express Co., since May 2012. Prior thereto, he had been Executive Vice President, Human Resources of the Company since April 2005.

Marc Gordon

Mr. Marc D. Gordon is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of American Express Co., since September 4, 2012. Mr. Gordon joined American Express from Bank of America, where he served as Enterprise Chief Information Officer from December 2011 until April 2012. Prior thereto, he had been Chief Technology Officer and head of Global Delivery Operations at Bank of America from May 2008 until November 2011. Prior thereto, he had been Chief Information Officer, Global Consumer Bank at Bank of America from September 2004 until April 2008.

John Hayes

Mr. John D. Hayes is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of American Express Co. He has been Executive Vice President since May 1995 and Chief Marketing Officer of the Company since August 2003.

James Bush

Mr. James Bush is an Executive Vice President - World Service of American Express Co., since October 2009. Prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President, U.S. Service Delivery Network since June 2005. Prior thereto, he served as Regional President for the Japan, Asia/Pacific, Australia region since September 2001.

Thomas Schick

Mr. Thomas Schick is Executive Vice President - Corporate and External Affairs of American Express Co., since March 1993.

Nik Sathe

Mr. Nik Sathe is the Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. In his new role as CTO, Mr. Sathe is responsible for technology strategy, enterprise architecture and shared platform engineering, combined with shared digital and mobile design and engineering. In addition, he has oversight for technology support for mergers and acquisitions and the company’s internal technical contributor network. He is a member of the Technology Executive Team and serves on the company’s Global Management Team. Mr. Sathe most recently led product and engineering efforts for the Google Wallet digital payments platform. Previously, he held leadership roles at PayPal, including co-CTO leading the technology organization to transform its payments platform, as well as interim Vice President for Product Development overseeing expansion of PayPal’s footprint in digital goods and offline point-of-sale transactions, and building out the developer API platform. Mr. Sathe has prior experience at JP Morgan Chase and several start-up and public technology/software companies. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Lafayette College and serves on the advisory boards of several technology start-ups and a venture firm.

Timothy Heine

Mr. Timothy J. Heine is Senior Vice President and Interim General Counsel of American Express Co., since January 2014. He has been Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel since March 1995.

Ashwini Gupta

Mr. Ashwini Gupta is President - Risk and Information Management, Chief Risk Officer of American Express Co., since July 2007. Prior thereto, he had been Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company since July 2003.

Charlene Barshefsky

Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky is Director of American Express Co., since 2001. She is Senior International Partner, WilmerHale, multinational law firm, Washington, D.C., since 2001, practicing in areas including international business transactions, government relations, market access, and regulation of business and investment. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ambassador Barshefsky was the United States Trade Representative and a member of the President’s Cabinet from 1997 to 2001 and Acting and Deputy United States Trade Representative from 1993 to 1996, during which time she served as chief trade negotiator and principal trade policymaker for the United States and negotiated complex market access, regulatory, and investment agreements with virtually every major country in the world. Ambassador Barshefsky is a director of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., and Intel Corporation. She is a trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Ambassador Barshefsky brings to the board a combination of high-level U.S. government service, experience as a strategic advisor to numerous U.S. and international companies with respect to their international businesses, experience with foreign governments, and broad legal and public policy expertise, as well as her public company director experience. Through her government and private experience, Ambassador Barshefsky also has substantial experience relating to conducting business in China and other emerging markets.

Theodore Leonsis

Mr. Theodore J. Leonsis is Director of American Express Company since July 19, 2010. Mr. Leonsis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, LLC, a sports and entertainment company that owns the NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals, WNBA’s Washington Mystics, and the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., since 1999. Mr. Leonsis is also a Vice Chairman Emeritus of AOL LLC, a leading global ad-supported Web company, since December 2006. Mr. Leonsis held a number of executive positions with AOL from September 1994 to December 2006, most recently as Vice Chairman and President, AOL Audience Business. Mr. Leonsis is Chairman of the Board of Groupon, Inc. He is also a filmmaker, an author, and a director of several private Internet and technologies companies and educational institutions. Mr. Leonsis was Chairman of Revolution Money, Inc., which American Express acquired in January 2010. In November 2011, Mr. Leonsis co-founded Revolution Growth II, LP, a “speed-up capital” fund to invest in technology-enabled businesses.

Ursula Burns

Ms. Ursula M. Burns is Independent Director of American Express Co. She is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xerox Corporation, a global company engaged in business processes and document management, since May 2010; Chief Executive Officer and director since July 2009; President and director, April 2007-July 2009; and Senior Vice President and President, Business Group Operations, January 2003-April 2007. Ms. Burns is a director of Exxon Mobil Corporation. She is a director of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), National Academy Foundation, and the U.S. Olympic Committee and a trustee of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In March 2010, President Barack Obama appointed Ms. Burns Vice Chair of the President’s Export Council. She is a former director of Boston Scientific Corporation.

Peter Chernin

Mr. Peter Chernin is Independent Director of American Express Co. He is Founder and Chairman, Chernin Entertainment, Inc., a film and television production company, and The Chernin Group, which is involved in strategic opportunities in media, technology and entertainment, June 2009-present. Mr. Chernin was President, Chief Operating Officer, and a director of News Corporation from October 1996 to June 2009, and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Fox Group, where he oversaw the global operations of the company’s film, television, satellite cable and digital media businesses. At News Corporation, Mr. Chernin led the company’s expansion into the broadband and mobile markets, through the creation of Fox Interactive Media, Hulu, Jamba and other digital properties. He is a director of Pandora Media, Inc. and Twitter, Inc. Mr. Chernin is a Chairman and Co-Founder of Malaria No More and a director of the Harvard AIDS Initiative. Mr. Chernin is a former director of News Corporation, DirecTV, Inc. and Gemstar/T.V. Guide International.

Anne Lauvergeon

Mrs. Anne Lauvergeon is Independent Director of American Express Co. Mrs. Lauvergeon is Partner and Managing Director, Efficiency Capital, an advisory firm dedicated to funding technology and natural resources; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, A.L.P. SAS, a French advisory company. Former Chief Executive Officer of AREVA Group, the leading French energy company, from July 2001 to June 2011; former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AREVA NC (formerly Cogema) from June 1999 to June 2011. Ms. Lauvergeon started her professional career in 1983 in the steel industry and in 1990 she was named Advisor for Economic International Affairs at the French Presidency and Deputy Chief of Staff in 1991. In 1995 she became a Partner of Lazard Frères & Cie, subsequently joining Alcatel Telecom as Senior Executive Vice President in March 1997. Ms. Lauvergeon is a director of Vodafone Group Plc and Total S.A. She is a former director of GDF Suez S.A., Suez S.A., and Safran S.A. Ms. Lauvergeon is a member of the United Nations Global Compact Board, has been an executive committee member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and serves in various not for profit organizations in France.

Richard Levin

Mr. Richard C. Levin is Independent Director of American Express Co. He is President Emeritus, Yale University, a private, independent university. President of Yale from July 1993-August 2013. Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics. Former Chair of Yale’s Economics Department and Dean of Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Science. Mr. Levin is a trustee of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the United States. He is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a director of C-3, an energy resource management company, and a former director of Satmetrix Systems, Inc. and Lucent Technologies. Mr. Levin has served on a number of Presidential Commissions and was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology.

Richard McGinn

Mr. Richard A. McGinn is Independent Director of American Express Co. He is General Partner, MR Investment Partners, a private equity firm that invests in technologies businesses, since April 2010. Mr. McGinn was formerly a General Partner of RRE Ventures, a private firm that invests in early stage technologies businesses, from August 2001 to April 2010. Prior thereto, Mr. McGinn was the Chairman (from February 1998 to October 2000), Chief Executive Officer (from 1997 to 2000), and President (from 1996 to 1997) of Lucent Technologies, Inc. Mr. McGinn is Chairman of the board of directors of VeriFone Systems, Inc.

Samuel Palmisano

Mr. Samuel J. Palmisano is Independent Director of American Express Co. Mr. Palmisano is Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM, a company that provides business and information technology products and services. Mr. Palmisano joined IBM in 1973. He was elected Senior Vice President and Group Executive of the Personal Systems Group in 1997, Senior Vice President and Group Executive of IBM Global Services in 1998, Senior Vice President and Group Executive of Enterprise Systems in 1999, President and Chief Operating Officer in 2000, Chief Executive Officer in 2002 and Chairman of the Board in 2003. Mr. Palmisano was President and Chief Executive Officer through 2011, Chairman through September 2012, and senior adviser to IBM through December 2012. Mr. Palmisano is a director of Exxon Mobil Corporation and Chairman of the Center For Global Enterprises.

Steven Reinemund

Mr. Steven S. Reinemund is Independent Director of American Express Co. He is Dean of Business, Wake Forest School of Business, at Wake Forest University, a private, independent university, July 2008-present, and Professor of Leadership and Strategy, Retired Chairman of the Board, PepsiCo, Inc., a company that produces beverages and convenient foods, since May 2007; Executive Chairman of the Board, October 2006-May 2007; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, May 2001-October 2006; and President and Chief Operating Officer, September 1999-May 2001. Mr. Reinemund is a director of Marriott International, Inc., Exxon Mobil Corporation and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. He is a trustee of The Cooper Institute and Furman University.

Daniel Vasella

Dr. Daniel L. Vasella, M.D., is Independent Director of American Express Co. Dr. Vasella is Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Novartis AG, a company that engages in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of health care products worldwide. Dr. Vasella served as Chairman of Novartis from 1999 to February 2013 and as Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to January 2010. From 1992 to 1996, Dr. Vasella held the positions of Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Development and Head of Corporate Marketing at Sandoz Pharma Ltd. Dr. Vasella is a director of PepsiCo, Inc., a member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai, a foreign honorary member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, a trustee of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a member of several industry associations and educational institutions.

Robert Walter

Mr. Robert D. Walter is Independent Director of American Express Co. He is Founder and Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Health, Inc., a company that provides products and services supporting the health care industry. Mr. Walter retired from Cardinal Health in June 2008. Prior to his retirement, he served as Executive Director, November 2007-June 2008; Executive Chairman of the Board, April 2006-November 2007; and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 1979-April 2006. Mr. Walter is a director of Nordstrom, Inc. and YUM! Brands, Inc. Mr. Walter is a former director of Cardinal Health and Battelle Memorial Institute.

Ronald Williams

Mr. Ronald A. Williams is Independent Director of American Express Co. He is Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Aetna Inc., a leading diversified health care benefits company; Chairman, from October 2006 to April 2011; Chief Executive Officer, February 2006 to November 2010; President, May 2002 to July 2007. Mr. Williams is a director of The Boeing Company and Johnson & Johnson, and is Chairman of the Board of Envision Healthcare. He serves as an advisor to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC. He is a member of The Business Council and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council and Alfred P. Sloan Management Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development. He is a former director of Lucent Technologies. Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Williams co-founded several businesses and served in senior management positions at a number of other companies.

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