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Elizabeth Rutledge

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Elizabeth Rutledge, Chief Marketing Officer
Colleague Since'90

Elizabeth Rutledge is the Chief Marketing Officer at American Express, overseeing global media, sponsorships, experiences, strategic brand planning and customer insights. Elizabeth is passionate about providing the “Powerful Backing” of American Express and demonstrating what it means to colleagues, customers and communities around the world.

Prior to becoming CMO and an Executive Committee member in 2018, Elizabeth held various product, marketing and insights roles at American Express. Previously, she was Executive Vice President, US Card Products and Benefits, leading American Express’ Consumer Charge and Lending portfolios, Co-Brand products and Membership Rewards. Prior, she was Executive Vice President, Global Network Marketing and Information, where she delivered powerful marketing and insights to global merchants.

Elizabeth has been recognized as an AdAge Women to Watch, earned an Adweek Brand Genius Award, received a Matrix Award from New York Women in Communications and was named one of She Runs It’s Women of the Year.

Elizabeth sits on the Board of Directors for the Association of National Advertisers, the Ad Council and the YMCA of Greater New York and most recently joined the MMA Global Board of Directors. She is a member of Adweek’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and the Global Sponsor of the colleague Diversity Action Network at American Express.

She is a graduate of Princeton University and holds an MBA from New York University.