American Express Vice President Reviews

Updated 28 May 2020

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American Express CEO Stephen J Squeri
Stephen J Squeri
12 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President & General Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Employee Focused, while P&L driven.

    Cons

    Within Asia, promotions were limited. None specifically noted.

  2. "Work Place and Compensation Review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Development in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Extremely professional financial services multinational

    Cons

    Extended hours of work at senior levels

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Could be great, but something is getting in the way"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very collegial nice culture. Opportunities to move across business units and learn. Strong sr. Leadership team. CEO is on the right track

    Cons

    There is “AmEx way” to do things but no instruction book for it. Candor and transparency ore not embraced beyond CEO talk.

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  4. "Great place to work."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Competitive pay, benefits and ability to be promoted.

    Cons

    Lost my job due to corporate restructuring.

  5. "Strong values that penetrate throughout the culture of the organisation"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People Oriented culture Opportunities for career development Diverse range of opportunities in multiple locations Strong Reward and recognition culture

    Cons

    At times can be a little US Centric

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  6. "Customer friendly. data savvy company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Operations in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Driven, Customer Oriented, Good employment practices

    Cons

    tough time zone for folks working with US teams

  7. "Excellent company overall"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Strong leadership and genuine investment in people development

    Cons

    Politics exist as they do in all big firms

  8. "Nice place to work, Very competitive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President - Technology 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Process oriented, respect for people , fast paced

    Cons

    Extremely competitive. And ha e to wat h your back

  9. "Great place to work..."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Vice President 

    I worked at American Express full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fun to work, great brand, good benefits and good tech stack/tools

    Cons

    some time slow in decisions

  10. "Great Company to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Vice President Business Development 

    I have been working at American Express full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative and supportive environment to work

    Cons

    Slow decision making and non agile processes

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