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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Squeri

59 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Campbell

57 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Douglas Buckminster

57 2018 Group President - Global Consumer Services

Paul Fabara

52 2018 President - Global Services Group

Anre Williams

52 2018 Group President - Global Merchant and Network Services

L. Kevin Cox

54 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer

Richard Petrino

50 2018 Executive Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Marc Gordon

57 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Elizabeth Rutledge

56 2018 Executive Vice President - Global Advertising & Media, Chief Marketing Officer

Laureen Seeger

56 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Michael O'neill

64 2014 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Communications

Linda Zukauckas

2018 Executive Vice President, Business Chief Financial Officer Group and Deputy Chief Financial Officer

David Fabricant

47 2018 Acting Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Denise Pickett

52 2018 Chief Risk Officer, President - Global Risk, Banking & Compliance

Ronald Williams

68 2018 Lead Independent Director

Charlene Barshefsky

67 2001 Independent Director

John Brennan

64 2017 Independent Director

Peter Chernin

67 2006 Independent Director

Ralph de La Vega

66 2016 Independent Director

Anne Lauvergeon

58 2013 Independent Director

Michael Leavitt

67 2015 Independent Director

Theodore Leonsis

62 2010 Independent Director

Richard Levin

70 2007 Independent Director

Samuel Palmisano

66 2013 Independent Director

Daniel Vasella

65 2012 Independent Director

Christopher Young

46 2018 Independent Director

Toby Willard

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Squeri

Mr. Stephen J. Squeri is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., since February 1, 2018. Mr. Squeri is a 32-year veteran of American Express, having joined the company in 1985. He was Vice Chairman of American Express Company from July 2015 to February 2018 and led the Business-to-Business Group from October 2015 to February 2018. Prior to that, he was Group President, Global Corporate Services from November 2011 to October 2015. From October 2009 to November 2011, he was Group President of Global Services. In addition, from May 2005 to October 2009, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the Company.

Jeffrey Campbell

Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the 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 the Group President - Global Consumer Services of the Company. He has been Group President, Global Consumer Services since February 2018 and was President, Global Consumer Services since October 2015. Prior thereto, he had been President, Global Network and International Card Services since February 2012.

Paul Fabara

Mr. Paul D. Fabara is the President - Global Services Group of the Company. Prior thereto, he had been President, Global Risk & Compliance and Chief Risk Officer since February 2016 and President, Global Banking Group since February 2013. He also served as President, Global Network Business from September 2014 to October 2015. Prior thereto, he had been Executive Vice President, Global Credit Administration since January 2011.

Anre Williams

Mr. Anre D. Williams is the Group President - Global Merchant and Network Services of the Company. Prior thereto, he had been President of Global Merchant Services and Loyalty since October 2015 and President, Global Merchant Services since November 2011.

L. Kevin Cox

Mr. L. Kevin Cox is the Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Prior to that, he had been Executive Vice President, Human Resources of the Company since April 2005.

Richard Petrino

Mr. Richard Petrino is Executive Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Petrino has served as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Operational Risk and Oversight since May 2016 and prior thereto was Senior Vice President, Head of Global Capital Markets and Basel Program from 2014 to 2016 and Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning & Investor Relations from 2007 to 2014. Prior to joining the Company in 1996, Mr. Petrino worked for CS First Boston and KPMG, where he was a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Petrino will assume the position of Principal Accounting Officer from David Fabricant, who has been the Acting Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Mr. Fabricant will resume his role as Senior Vice President, Controllership. Mr. Petrino earned a Master in Business Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University.

Marc Gordon

Mr. Marc D. Gordon is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company. Mr. Gordon has been Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer since September 2012. Mr. Gordon joined American Express from Bank of America, where he served as Enterprise Chief Information Officer from December 2011 until April 2012.

Elizabeth Rutledge

Ms. Elizabeth Rutledge is Executive Vice President - Global Advertising & Media, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. She has been Chief Marketing Officer since February 2018 and Executive Vice President, Global Advertising & Media since February 2016. She also served as Executive Vice President, Card Products & Benefits from May 2013 to February 2016. Prior thereto, she had been Executive Vice President, Global Network Marketing & Information from September 2011 to until May 2013.

Laureen Seeger

Ms. Laureen E. Seeger is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Company. Ms. Seeger joined American Express from McKesson Corporation, where she served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer from March 2006 until June 2014.

Michael O'neill

Mr. Michael J. O'neill is the Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Communications of the Company. He has been Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications since September 2014. Prior thereto, he had been Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications since March 1991.

Linda Zukauckas

David Fabricant

Denise Pickett

Ms. Denise Pickett is Chief Risk Officer, President - Global Risk, Banking & Compliance of the Company. Prior thereto, she had been President, U.S. Consumer Services since October 2015. She also served as President, American Express OPEN from February 2014 to October 2015 and Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Loyalty from January 2013 to February 2014.

Ronald Williams

Mr. Ronald A. Williams is an Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Williams is the former Chairman and CEO of Aetna, Inc., a leading diversified health care benefits company. He was Chairman from October 2006 to April 2011; CEO from February 2006 to November 2010; and President from May 2002 to July 2007. He serves as an operating advisor to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC. He is a trustee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council and Alfred P. Sloan Management Society. He is a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Conference Board, a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Williams cofounded several businesses and served in senior management positions at a number of other companies.

Charlene Barshefsky

Ms. Charlene Barshefsky is an Independent Director of the Company. Since 2001, Ambassador Barshefsky has been Senior International Partner at WilmerHale, a multinational law firm based in Washington, D.C. She advises U.S. and international companies on international business transactions, government relations, market access, and foreign government regulation of business and investment. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ambassador Barshefsky was the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and a member of President Clinton’s Cabinet from 1997 to 2001, and Acting and Deputy USTR from 1993 to 1996. As the USTR, she served as chief trade negotiator and principal trade policymaker for the United States and, in both roles, negotiated complex market access, regulatory, and investment agreements with virtually every major country in the world. Ambassador Barshefsky is a trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

John Brennan

Mr. John J. Brennan is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Brennan has been chairman emeritus and senior advisor of The Vanguard Group, Inc., a global investment management company, since 2010. Mr. Brennan joined Vanguard in July 1982, was elected Chief Financial Officer in 1985, and President in 1989. He was CEO from 1996 to 2008 and Chairman of the Board from 1998 to 2009. Mr. Brennan is the former Chairman of the Board of Governors of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a U.S. financial services industry regulator; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Notre Dame; Chairman of the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program; and Founding Trustee of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Mr. Brennan is a former Chairman of the Financial Accounting Foundation, an overseer of financial accounting and reporting standard-setting boards.

Peter Chernin

Mr. Peter Chernin is an Independent Director of the Company. From June 2009 to the present, Mr. Chernin has served as Founder and CEO of Chernin Entertainment, LLC, a film and television production company, and The Chernin Group, LLC, which is involved in strategic opportunities in media, technology and entertainment. He is also co-founder of CA Media, L.P., which builds and manages media, technology and entertainment businesses throughout the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Chernin was President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of News Corporation from October 1996 to June 2009, and was Chairman and CEO 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. Mr. Chernin is a Chairman and Co-Founder of Malaria No More, a co-chair of the Board of Visitors of the University of California, Berkeley and a former director of the Harvard AIDS Initiative.

Ralph de La Vega

Mr. Ralph de La Vega is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. de la Vega was Vice Chairman of AT&T Inc. and CEO of Business Solutions and International, AT&T from February 2016 through December 2016. In this role, Mr. de la Vega led AT&T’s Integrated Business Solutions group (both mobile and IP services), which served more than 3.5 million business customers in 200 countries and territories, and nearly all of the Fortune 1000 firms globally, and AT&T’s Mexican wireless business and DIRECTV Latin America, which was part of AT&T’s 2015 acquisition of DIRECTV. Mr. de la Vega was President and CEO, AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, from August 2014 to February 2016; President and CEO of AT&T Mobility from 2007 to 2014; and prior thereto, the Chief Operating Officer of Cingular Wireless and President of BellSouth Latin America. Mr. de la Vega is a director of New York Life Insurance Company, where he is chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance and Insurance & Operations Committees. He also serves on the boards of Junior Achievement Worldwide, the Boy Scouts of America and the Latino Donor Collaborative.

Anne Lauvergeon

Ms. Anne L. Lauvergeon is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lauvergeon is Chairman and CEO of A.L.P. a private French advisory company and, since 2014, has been Chairman of Sigfox, a French start-up that operates a cellular network dedicated exclusively to small messages. She is a former Partner and Managing Director of Efficiency Capital, an advisory firm dedicated to funding technology and natural resources investments, where she served from 2012 to April 2014; former CEO of AREVA Group, the leading French energy company, where she served from July 2001 to June 2011; and former Chairman and CEO of AREVA NC (formerly Cogema) where she served 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 to 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 1997. Ms. Lauvergeon has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact Board, an executive committee member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and involved in various not for profit organizations in France. She has been the Chair of the Innovation 2030 Commission, launched by the President of France to stimulate innovation in France since 2013.

Michael Leavitt

Gov. Michael O. Leavitt is an Independent Director of the Company. Since 2009, Governor Leavitt has been Founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners, LLC, a health care consulting firm, and since 2014, he has been Chairman of Leavitt Equity Partners, a private equity fund. Prior to that, Governor Leavitt was the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2005 to 2009; Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2003 to 2005; and Governor of Utah from 1993 to 2003. Governor Leavitt has extensive management and leadership experience, including serving as the Governor of Utah, appointments to positions with the U.S. government where he oversaw and advised on issues of national concern, and overseeing Leavitt Partners’ work advising clients and making investments in the health care sector.

Theodore Leonsis

Mr. Theodore J. Leonsis is an Independent Director of the Company. Since 2009, Mr. Leonsis has been Chairman and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, LLC, a sports, entertainment, media and technology company that owns the NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., Monumental Sports Network, two Arena Football League teams, an interest in Team Liquid and an NBA2K eSports team. Mr. Leonsis has also been 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. He is also a filmmaker, an author and a director of several private internet and technology companies and educational institutions. Mr. Leonsis was Chairman of Revolution Money, Inc., which American Express acquired in January 2010. In November 2011, Mr. Leonsis cofounded Revolution Growth II, LP, a “speedup capital” fund to invest in technology-enabled businesses. In 2015, Mr. Leonsis cofounded Revolution Growth III, LP, a similar fund to invest in and build innovative, high-growth businesses.

Richard Levin

Mr. Richard C. Levin, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Levin is a Senior Advisor at Coursera, an educational platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide to offer courses online. He was previously the CEO of Coursera from April 2014 to June 2017. Mr. Levin is also President Emeritus of Yale University and was President of Yale from July 1993 to August 2013. He was a Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics, a former Chair of Yale’s Economics Department and Dean of Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Levin also is a trustee of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the United States concerned with solving social and environmental problems. He is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Mr. Levin has served on a number of Presidential Commissions and was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology.

Samuel Palmisano

Mr. Samuel John Palmisano is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Palmisano is former Chairman, President and CEO of 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, CEO in 2002 and Chairman of the Board in 2003. Mr. Palmisano was President and CEO through 2011, Chairman through September 2012 and senior adviser to IBM through December 2012. Mr. Palmisano is Chairman of the Center for Global Enterprises, a private, nonprofit research institution devoted to the study of contemporary corporations, globalization, economic trends and their impact on society. Mr. Palmisano was appointed by President Obama as Vice Chair of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, a bipartisan government-industry panel that was charged with providing detailed recommendations to strengthen public and private sector cybersecurity defenses. Mr. Palmisano was also co-chair of an independent task force of the Council on Foreign Relations on cybersecurity.

Daniel Vasella

Dr. Daniel L. Vasella, M.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Vasella is Honorary Chairman and former Chairman and CEO of 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 CEO from 1996 to January 2010. From 1992 to 1996, Dr. Vasella held the positions of CEO, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, Head of Worldwide Development and Head of Corporate Marketing at Sandoz Pharma Ltd. Dr. Vasella is currently working as a coach to senior executives. He is 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 educational institutions.

Christopher Young

Mr. Christopher D. Young is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Young has been CEO of McAfee, LLC, one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies, since April 2017. Mr. Young joined Intel in 2014 and led the initiative to spin out McAfee. Earlier in his career, he led cybersecurity efforts at Cisco, RSA (a division of Dell EMC) and AOL. Mr. Young also led end user computing at VMware and cofounded the company, Cyveillance. Mr. Young serves as a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) and on the board of the non-profit Cyber Threat Alliance. Mr. Young is a former board member of Rapid7, a cybersecurity firm, and formerly served on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University.

Toby Willard