Anre D. Williams

Group President, Global Merchant & Network Services at American Express Co.

Anre D. Williams

Anre D. Williams

Group President, Global Merchant & Network Services at American Express Co.

Biography

Anré D. Williams is on the board of Illinois Tool Works, Inc. and President-Global Merchant & Network Services at American Express Co. Mr. Williams received an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Overview
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Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1967

Age

53

Number of Awards

1

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at American Express Co.

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Chief Financial Officer at American Express Co.

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Chief Risk Officer & President, Global Risk, Banking & Compliance at American Express Co.

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President, Global Services Group at American Express Co.

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Group President, Global Consumer Services at American Express Co.

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Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer at American Express Co.

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Chief Marketing Officer at American Express Co.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer at American Express Co.

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Chief Legal Officer at American Express Co.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at General Electric Company

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Anre D. Williams
Group President, Global Merchant & Network Services at American Express Co.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Group President, Global Merchant & Network Services
1989 - Current

The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City. The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is best known for its charge card, credit card, and traveler's cheque businesses.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2010 - Current

Illinois Tool Works, Inc. manufactures industrial products and equipment. It operates through the following segments: Automotive OEM, Test & Measurement and Electronics, Food Equipment, Polymers & Fluids, Welding, Construction Products, and Specialty Products. The Automotive OEM segment produces components and fasteners for automotive-related applications. The Test & Measurement and Electronics segment manufactures equipment, consumables, and related software for testing and measuring of materials, structures, gases and fluids. The Food Equipment segment supplies commercial food equipment and provides related services. The Polymers & Fluids segment provides adhesives, sealants, lubrication and cutting fluids, janitorial and hygiene products, and fluids and polymers for auto aftermarket maintenance and appearance. The Welding segment furnishes arc welding equipment, consumables and accessories for a wide array of industrial and commercial applications. The Construction Products segment makes construction fastening systems and truss products. The Specialty Products segment manufacturing beverage packaging equipment and consumables, product coding and marking equipment and consumables, and appliance components and fasteners. The company was founded by Byron L. Smith in 1912 and is headquartered in Glenview, IL.

Member, Executive Committee
Current

The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City. The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is best known for its charge card, credit card, and traveler's cheque businesses.

Executive Director
Prior

Ryerson, Inc. is a platinum equity company, which engages in the processing and distribution of metal products. The company process and distributes products in stainless steel, aluminum, carbon steel and alloy steels and a limited line of nickel and red metals in various shapes and forms which include coils, sheets, rounds, hexagons, square and flat bars, plates, structurals and tubing. It provides a broad range of processing and fabrication services and supply chain solutions, including just-in-time delivery and value-added components to original equipment manufacturers. The company's services include: just-in-time inventory programs, production of kits containing multiple products for ease of assembly by the customer, consignment arrangements, and production and technical assistance. Ryerson was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member, Graduate Executive Board
Current

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Director
Prior

Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Kent Place School, Inc. operates as girl's day school. The school operates preschool, primary school, middle school and upper school. The school was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Summit, NJ.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2019

Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

$1,000 - $2,499
2017

Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Political Donations
$1,500
2016

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

Investments
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Walker and Company focuses on developing modern personal care brands (that also solve acute physical problems) for people of color. Their first product is Bevel, a shaving system for men with coarse and curly hair.

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Awards & Honors
2012
Black Enterprise Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America
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