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Vice President & Senior Counsel – U.S. Consumer and Commercial Co-Brand Partnerships & Strategic Alliances

American Express

Vice President & Senior Counsel – U.S. Consumer and Commercial Co-Brand Partnerships & Strategic Alliances: This leadership opportunity will require consistent engagement and close collaboration with business clients and legal professionals in the General Counsel’s Organization (GCO) to provide legal advice on a wide range of highly strategic commercial transactions. This position serves as the lead lawyer managing a team that provides primary legal and transactional support across initiatives pursued and managed by the Company’s U.S. Consumer and Commercial issuing businesses. Specifically, this position will engage directly in negotiations and manage other attorneys to deliver critical advice on a broad range of legal, strategic and policy matters to: (i) U.S. Consumer and Commercial Co-Brand Partnerships teams, (ii) U.S. Consumer Business Development team and (iii) the Commercial Strategy & Alliances team within Global Commercial Services (GCS). Examples of the types of initiatives that would require direct engagement by this Senior Counsel and the direct report team include support of the Company’s most-strategic Co-brand partnerships and other innovative transactions pursued by Consumer and GCS, including partnerships and acquisitions in the payment automation ecosystem, partnerships in the alternative lending space, full spectrum underwriting solutions and other strategic projects managed by the respective Co-brand and Business Development teams.

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