American Express – Vice President, Digital Strategy, Standards & Content

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Devon McConnell as
Vice President, Digital Strategy, Standards & Content for American Express.


Devon McConnell
Vice President, Digital Strategy, Standards & Content
Devon McConnell is a Digital Marketing & Development executive with more than 12 years of experience in Digital Strategy, E-Business, Product Management & Development, Marketing Solutions, E-Commerce, and Business Development.

Previously as the Vice President, Head of Digital Client Strategy with JPMorgan, Devon lead the development of many of JPMorgan’s industry leading online products, along with leading the market research, architecture & design, and development & testing initiatives. Devon was accountable for a team supporting several areas, including Retail, Institutional, Global Center of Excellence, Global Liquidity and Retirement. Devon was also credited for leading the initiative to launch the industry’s first mobile app for the asset management sales force.

Prior to JPMorgan, Devon spent several years with Citigroup, promoted to Senior Vice President, Product Director where she was responsible for creating the new online channel significantly increased sales of existing products. Earlier in her career, Devon spent several years in Sales/Marketing Solutions and Project Management roles with Dun & Bradstreet and Fusebox, Inc.

About American Express
American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), a Fortune 100 company, is a global payments, network and travel company founded in 1850 and headquartered in New York. It provides customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses worldwide. In 2011, American Express received its fifth consecutive J.D. Power and Associates award for the highest customer satisfaction among credit card companies. It also was named to BusinessWeek’s annual roster of customer service champs, and received many other awards for distinguished service globally.

The Company’s products and services are sold to diverse customer groups, including consumers, small businesses, middle-market companies, and large corporations. These products and services are sold through various channels including direct mail, on-line applications, targeted direct and third-party sales forces, and direct response advertising.

With a global workforce of more than 60,000, American Express is recognized the world over as a great place to work. In the Americas, Fortune magazine counts it as one of, “The Best Companies to Work For”, “America’s Most Admired Companies” and a “Top Global Company for Leaders”. Black Enterprise Magazine ranked American Express as one of “The 40 Best Companies for Diversity”*, pointing to strengths in diversity among the Board of Directors and senior management. BusinessWeek recognized American Express as one of “The Best Companies for Leaders”* and “Best Global Brands”.* In Europe, The Sunday Times ranks the organization as one of the “Top 20 Best Big Companies to Work for”.* In Asia, the Economic Times says it is one of “India’s Best Companies to Work for”.

About Leadership Capital Group
Leadership Capital Group is a premier Americas- and EMEA-focused Board of Director and executive search firm consulting at the senior executive and C-level for information intense enterprises. With North American headquarters in Westport, Connecticut and European headquarters in London, U.K., Leadership Capital Group has 10 offices worldwide.

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