BBB Accredited Business Profile

American Express Company

American Express Company

American Express Company

167 years in business
World Financial Center
200 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10285-0001
Fax Numbers
  • (212) 693-1033
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (212) 640-2000
BBB File Opened: 04/12/1999
Business Started: 01/01/1850
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault, Chairman & CEO
Business Category
  • Credit Cards & Plans
  • Financial Services

Alternate Business Names
  • American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc.
  • American Express Financial Advisors
  • IDS Mineola
  • American Express Bank Ltd.
  • American Express Centurion Bank
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American Express provides payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes.  It also offers services in international banking, investment banking, brokerage, personal financial planning and asset management. The company's major business units include American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc., American Express Bank Ltd., IDS Financial Services Inc. and First Data Corporation.

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American Express Company

American Express Company


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