AXP - American Express Company

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American Express Company

200 Vesey Street
lower Manhattan
New York, NY 10285
United States

IndustryCredit Services
Full Time Employees56,400

Key Executives

Mr. Kenneth I. ChenaultChairman & CEO2.56M11.94M66
Mr. Jeffrey C. CampbellChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Fin.6.06MN/A56
Ms. Laureen E. SeegerExec. VP and Gen. Counsel6.39MN/A55
Mr. Stephen J. SqueriVice Chairman7.63M1.43M58
Mr. Douglas E. BuckminsterPres of Global Consumer Service3.69M831.07k56
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through four segments: U.S. Consumer Services, International Consumer and Network Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant Services. The company’s products and services include charge and credit card products, as well as other payment and financing products; network services; expense management products and services; travel-related services; and stored value/prepaid products. Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, merchant financing, point-of-sale marketing, and information products and services for merchants; and fraud prevention services, as well as the design and operation of customer loyalty programs. The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through online applications, direct mail, in-house teams, third-party vendors, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate Governance

American Express Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.