American Express Company's Board of Directors Elects Kenneth Chenault Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from American Express Company

    NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- American
 Express Company said today that its Board of Directors elected Kenneth I.
 Chenault, 49, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
 Today's announcement completes the previously-announced transition of
 leadership to Mr. Chenault from his predecessor, Harvey Golub, 62.
     Mr. Chenault has served as CEO since January 1 of this year, when he
 assumed those responsibilities from Mr. Golub.  Mr. Chenault will no longer
 use the title of President, a position he has held since 1997.
 
     American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and
 network services company founded in 1850.  It is a world leader in charge and
 credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, financial planning, business
 services, insurance and international banking.  For more information, visit
 http://www.americanexpress.com.
 
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    NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- American
 Express Company said today that its Board of Directors elected Kenneth I.
 Chenault, 49, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
 Today's announcement completes the previously-announced transition of
 leadership to Mr. Chenault from his predecessor, Harvey Golub, 62.
     Mr. Chenault has served as CEO since January 1 of this year, when he
 assumed those responsibilities from Mr. Golub.  Mr. Chenault will no longer
 use the title of President, a position he has held since 1997.
 
     American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and
 network services company founded in 1850.  It is a world leader in charge and
 credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, financial planning, business
 services, insurance and international banking.  For more information, visit
 http://www.americanexpress.com.
 
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