Anré Williams is Group President of American Express’ Global Merchant & Network Services (GMNS) organization, a role he assumed in February 2018.
In this role, Williams leads the businesses that manage and evolve important partnerships for the company with key stakeholders including merchants, loyalty coalitions, banks and strategic partners.
As head of GMNS, Williams oversees: Global Merchant Services, which manages the relationships with the millions of merchants around the world that accept American Express; Global Loyalty Coalition, which includes the Payback rewards programs internationally; Global Network Services, which runs the company’s payments network and manages bank partnerships globally; and Strategic Partnerships, which leads the negotiations and relationships with American Express’ most strategic global partners.
Williams is a member of American Express’ Executive Committee, which is responsible for developing the company’s strategic direction.
Williams serves on the Board of Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Williams earned his BA from Stanford University and MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.