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Laureen E. Seeger

Laureen E. Seeger

American Express Company
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Laureen E. Seeger is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of American Express Company, a position she assumed in July 2014.  As the corporation’s chief legal officer, Seeger oversees the Law, Compliance, Government Affairs and Corporate Secretarial functions for American Express and its subsidiaries.  Ms. Seeger is a member of the company’s Operating Committee, Global Management Team and Enterprise Risk Management Committees.

Laureen earned a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Prior to American Express, Ms. Seeger served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of McKesson Corporation.  Preceding her appointment in March 2006, Seeger was Vice President and General Counsel of McKesson Provider Technologies (MPT), McKesson’s health care information technology solutions business.

Before joining McKesson, Ms. Seeger was with the Atlanta law firm of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP from 1992 to 2000, where she was Partner-In-Charge of the Technology Litigation Section, and was with the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue from 1986 to 1992.  She has served as a member of the board of the California Chamber of Commerce, as a director of Umpqua Holdings Corporation, a publicly traded bank holding company with over $20B in assets, as a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of General Counsel; and a Chairman of the Board of the American Heart Association, San Francisco Bay area.
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