One other win for Black girls!
Company finance big American Specific simply appointed the primary Black lady to its government committee within the firm’s 170 yr historical past, Black Enterprise reviews.
Glenda McNeal is an AMEX veteran who has been with the corporate for greater than 30 years. At present, McNeal serves as President of Strategic Partnerships for the monetary big, main technique and negotiations for numerous partnerships that span the e-commerce, journey, know-how, and retail sectors. Previous to that she labored in various capacities together with gross sales and consumer administration, enterprise growth, and advertising and marketing and technique, spearheading efforts with key purchasers for AMEX together with Delta, Marriott, Hilton, PayPal and Amazon.
A Wharton College alum, McNeal has an in depth resume which incorporates serving on a number of boards together with Nordstrom Inc., RLJ Lodging Belief, the World Journey and Tourism Council, and the United Negro School Fund. She additionally not too long ago led the “Stand for Small coalition,” an initiative targeted on serving to small companies navigating the monetary influence of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a brand new member of the chief committee, McNeal will deliver all of her experience to the desk to assist push the corporate ahead.
Stephen J. Squeri, AMEX Chairman and CEO spoke about McNeal’s appointment, saying, “Having Glenda’s expertise and experience on the Executive Committee will be a huge asset for us. [The current economic challenges are] making it even more important to adapt our leadership structure to the challenges we face so that we can emerge in a stronger position. We must ensure we have the right expertise at the table.”
McNeal joins fellow appointees Andres Espinosa, Chief Credit score Officer for American Specific, and Pierric Beckert, President of International Community Providers. “[The appointees will] bring to the Executive Committee invaluable knowledge and experience which are particularly relevant for the times we are in. We will benefit from their diverse perspectives as we navigate through the challenges we face and position our company to win going forward,” Squeri mentioned.
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