AMEX names new CFO

New executive appointment

American Express Company has announced the appointment of Jeffrey C. Campbell as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Campbell, 52, will lead the company’s Finance organisation and represent American Express to investors, lenders and rating agencies. He will also become a member of the company’s Operating Committee.

Mr. Campbell will succeed Daniel T. Henry, 64, who as previously announced, will retire later this year after a distinguished 23-year career with American Express.

Mr. Campbell joins American Express from McKesson Corporation, where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of the largest 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.

“Our Finance organization is fortunate to be going from one exceptional leader in Dan Henry to another in Jeff Campbell,”, American Express Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth I. Chenault commented. “Once again, I want to thank Dan for his tremendous contributions as our chief financial officer since 2007, as well as the many other critical roles he played over the past two decades with American Express. Dan will continue as CFO until we close out the second quarter and will continue to support us as a senior advisor until his retirement becomes effective later this year.”

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