Sanjay Rishi, Seasoned Leader & Business Builder, Past President American Express South Asia
Skilled at starting, driving and sustaining growth in complex operating environments. Launched the American Express Card in India and set up the Company’s global service infrastructure in Asia. Ran American Express Merchant Services in International and American Express Commercial Payments in the US. Built “One India”, an integrated approach with P&L responsibility for 7 businesses and launched Payback, India’s first coalition loyalty program. Forged several strategic alliances with fintech companies. Won several recognitions over multiple years, including India’s top 10 “Great Places to Work”, “India’s Most Trusted Credit Card”, “Forrester Customer Experience Leader” and “India’s Best Loyalty Program” Former member of American Express’ Global Management Team, comprising the top global leaders in the company.
Served on the Boards of American Express Banking Corporation and Loyalty Partner, India’s largest coalition loyalty program. Serve as Independent Director on Board of EazyDiner, India’s leading online restaurant booking platform. Investor, Mentor and Board Advisor to early stage companies and VCs across sectors. Strategic thinker, results driver, relationship builder, innovator and people leader.