American Express Company (AXP)

About American Express Company (AXP)

Company Description:


American Express Company, commonly known as Amex, is a global leader in providing financial services, primarily focusing on credit card issuance and related services. The company operates through several segments, including Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, Global Merchant and Network Services, and Corporate & Other.

Founded in 1850 by Henry Wells, William Fargo, and John Warren Butterfield, American Express has grown to become a symbol of financial prestige and reliability. Its headquarters are located in New York City, New York, United States.


Main Product(s):


American Express is renowned for its wide range of financial products and services, including but not limited to charge and credit card products, network services, merchant acquisition and processing, and travel-related services.


Short History of American Express Company:


  • 1850 – Founded by Henry Wells, William Fargo, and John Warren Butterfield.
  • 1882 – Introduced money orders.
  • 1958 – Launched its first charge card.
  • 1966 – Introduced the Gold Card.
  • 1987 – Became a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
  • 1999 – Launched the Blue Card, the industry's first credit card with a chip.
  • 2012 – Entered the digital payments space with Serve, a digital prepaid platform.
  • 2020 – Expanded digital banking and fintech collaborations.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Stephen Joseph SqueriChairman & CEO12.39M22.55M1960
Mr. Ravikumar RadhakrishnanExecutive VP & CIO7.43MN/A1972
Mr. Anre D. WilliamsCEO of American Express National Bank & Group President of Enterprise Services7.21M14.11M1966
Mr. Douglas E. BuckminsterVice Chairman8.51M1.55M1961
Mr. Christophe Le CaillecChief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1966
Ms. Jessica Lieberman QuinnExecutive VP, Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1973
Ms. Kerri S. BernsteinHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Laureen E. SeegerChief Legal Officer5.89M1.39M1962
Mr. David B. NigroChief Risk Officer & Head of Global Risk and ComplianceN/AN/A1962
Ms. Elizabeth RutledgeChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/A1962

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