CEO + CEO: Perspectives on Excellence is a series of interviews that give you the opportunity to listen to James Gorman talk with some of the most influential leaders in business.
Our sixth installment of Perspectives on Excellence features Ken Chenault, Chairman and CEO of American Express Company. Ken joined American Express in 1981 and was named president of the U.S. division of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. in 1993, vice chairman of American Express Company in 1995, president and chief operating officer in 1997 and chairman and chief executive officer in 2001. Ken serves as a director of International Business Machines Corporation and The Procter & Gamble Company. Ken also is a member of The World Trade Center Memorial Foundation and a trustee of the NYU Hospitals Center and the New York University School of Medicine Foundation.