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Q: American Express ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: American Express
Category: Business and Money
Asked by: highvoltageblond-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 27 May 2003 13:38 PDT
Expires: 26 Jun 2003 13:38 PDT
Question ID: 209502
Who are the top 3-5 (national) Executives in charge of Public
Relations and Marketing for American Express ?
Subject: Re: American Express
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 27 May 2003 16:04 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello again highvoltageblond-ga,

Thank you for your question.

My search returned the following results for executives in charge of
Public Relations and Marketing for American Express.

I located the webpage of American Express U.S. Key Professionals.
There is a short biography included for each executive. I highly
recommend that you review this webpage as there are a large number of
executives listed there.,1641,7130,00.asp

Kevin J. Callahan 
“Kevin joined American Express Asset Management (AEAM) in 2000 as a
Vice President responsible for corporate marketing nationwide.”

“Prior to joining AEAM, Kevin was a Marketing Director for INVESCO
focusing on the corporate market. His 24 years of experience includes
marketing positions with HEWITT, Merrill Lynch Asset, Mass Mutual and
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Kevin received his Bachelor of
Arts degree from Northwestern University.”

Peter Mitchell 
“Peter joined American Express Asset Management in September of 2000.
As Vice President of Consultant Relations, he is responsible for
establishing and maintaining relationships with the consulting
community as they pertain to AEAM institutional products and
“Originally from Canada, Peter began his financial Industry career as
an Inter-bank yen trader in Toronto, in 1987 and 2 years later
accepted a position in Wellington, New Zealand. He then moved to
Sydney Australia, where he spent the next eight years as an Options
Trader. After receiving his MBA in Finance, he moved to New York where
he was an Institutional Equity Research Sales and Marketer until
joining AEAM.”

Patrick T. Olk, CFA
“Pat joined American Express Asset Management in 1998 and has 14 years
of investment experience. He is responsible for maintaining
institutional client relationships in the corporate, foundation and
endowment marketplaces.”
“Prior to coming to AEAM, Pat worked for five years as the Director of
Cash and Investments for Allina Health System. He was responsible for
implementing investment strategies and programs for Allina's
retirement plans, insurance reserves and corporate assets. Before
that, Pat was Vice President of Investments for the Minnesota Workers'
Compensation Reinsurance Association. He is a member of the Twin
Cities Society of Security Analysts and has received the Chartered
Financial Analyst designation. Pat holds a BS degree in business
administration from Marquette University and an MBA in finance from
the University of Minnesota.”

Diane K. Vener 
“Diane leads the team responsible for developing and maintaining
relationships with investment consulting firms. “

“She joined American Express Asset Management (AEAM) in 1984. Prior to
joining the firm, Diane advised employers about employment policies
and practices, affirmative action laws, and human resource
development. Prior to her work as a consultant, she served as the
assistant commissioner of enforcement of the Minnesota Department of
Human Rights where she managed the agency's program dedicated to
receiving, investigating, conciliating and litigating allegations of
illegal discrimination.”

American Express: U.S. Key Professionals,1641,7130,00.asp


I located two marketing contacts here:
Tammy Gonzalez
AEIS product communications 
(636) 226-2170
Bill Wehrman
AEIS marketing communications 
(636) 226-2078


Nancy Smith may interest you:
Nancy Smith
VP, Global Media & Sponsorship Marketing
American Express Company
“NEW YORK, August 19, 2002 -- American Express, a longstanding sponsor
of the US Open Tennis Championships, today unveiled a series of
programs and marketing initiatives intended to boost awareness and
build excitement for the tournament.”
It is our intention to bring the US Open to tennis fans and New
Yorkers through our American Express sponsorship and demonstrate that
we are the official card of achievers, self expression and
partnership,” said Nancy Smith, vice president of Global Media and
Sponsorship Marketing for American Express. “We are thrilled to expand
our sponsorship of the US Open, a premier event with worldwide appeal,
and demonstrate how American Express is the official card of the fan.”

From an IBM Press Release

Public Relations Contacts:

Molly Faust
American Express
(201) 209-5595

Media, please call Molly Faust at 212-640-7453

Tony Mitchell
American Express
(201) 209-5608


Additional information that may interest you.
Incentive services : Management Biographies

Search Criteria:

"American Express marketing and"
American Express marketing and brand management teams
American Express Marketing Contacts
American Express Public Relations Contacts
American Express Marketing Director

I hope the above information meet your needs.  If anything is unclear,
or if a link does not function, please request clarification and I'll
be glad to offer further assistance before you rate my answer.

Best Regards,

Request for Answer Clarification by highvoltageblond-ga on 27 May 2003 16:54 PDT
Although  I'm not sure that Peter Mitchell and Patrick T. Olk, CFA 
are really what I'm looking for, Kevin J. Callahan is definately what
I had in mind as areNancy Smith, VP, Global Media & Sponsorship
Marketing, Public Relations Contacts: Molly Faust and Tony Mitchell.

Were there any other high level (specifically) Public Relations
executives came across?

Thank you also for providing me all the websites. 


Clarification of Answer by bobbie7-ga on 27 May 2003 18:11 PDT
Dear highvoltageblond-ga,

I’m happy that you’re satisfied with Kevin J. Callahan, Nancy Smith,
Molly Faust and Tony Mitchell.

I did additional research and this executive may interest you:

John D. Hayes
Executive Vice President
Global Advertising and Brand Management

John d. Hayes is featured in this article:

NEW YORK, April 22, 2003 

American Express, the founding sponsor of the Tribeca Film Festival,
will play an integral role in the events and promotions surrounding
the upcoming 2003 Tribeca Film Festival coming to Lower Manhattan from
May 3-11, 2003

“American Express is proud to be the founding sponsor of the Tribeca
Film Festival which is bringing great energy to lower Manhattan,” said
John Hayes, executive vice president, Global Advertising and Brand
Management of American Express. “When our Company moved back downtown,
we made it clear that we are committed to this community - what better
way to demonstrate our commitment than to bring world-class
entertainment to New Yorkers and movie fans from around the world.”

I am not sure about Stacey Orange but I am including her just in case.
Stacey Orange
Director, Corporate Affairs & Communications
American Express Company
777 American Expressway
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33337

I hope this accompanying information helps you in your research.

highvoltageblond-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $10.00

Subject: Re: American Express
From: bobbie7-ga on 27 May 2003 19:54 PDT
Thank you very much for the five star rating and tip!

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