Anré Williams is President, Global Merchant Services (GMS) & Loyalty Group for American Express Company. In this role, Williams leads the organization that manages the relationships with the millions of merchants around the world that accept American Express.
In October 2015, Williams took on an additional responsibility, overseeing Global Loyalty Coalition, which includes the U.S. Plenti and International Payback rewards programs, and Global Network Business, which runs the company’s payments network and develops network-related products and services. In 2014, the worldwide Billed Business volume processed by the merchant network was $1.02 trillion.
Williams is a member of American Express’ Officers’ Group, which is responsible for developing the company’s strategic direction and determining key policies affecting the company overall.
Williams holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and has an MBA from the
Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.