American Express Bank
This NYSE-listed company was founded in 1850, and is situated in New York. It is celebrating its 50th anniversary of being in the business of global payments, network and a travel company. It is operating in over 130 countries.
In 2007, Business Week and Interbrand ranked American Express as the 14th most valuable brand in the world, estimating the brand to be worth US$20.87 billion.
Kenneth Chenault is the American Express CEO since 1993.