Getting to know AmEx
American Express’ versatility and holistic approach in the industry has garnered it an elite reputation. It has an international presence in more than 130 countries. AmEx cards account for $822 billion in annual purchase volume worldwide with approximately 97.4 million cards in force.
Services provided by AmEx include building a premier network for high spending cardmembers, supporting businesses with commercial payment and financial management tools, a rewarding loyalty program for its faithful customers, operating the largest travel network for businesses and consumers and many more. As a result, Interbrand ranked American Express as number 23 in their annual 100 Top Brands in 2011. The AmEx brand has established itself as one of the top in its industry, being listed in as a Fortune 500 company in 2011.
Founded in the year 1850, AmEx has thrived in being an engine of commerce, driving creative payment, travel and financial management services for businesses and individuals from all walks of life.