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Trust. Integrity. Security. Quality. Customer service. These attributes are the hallmarks of American Express® - the world's most respected service brand.

Established as a freight express company in 1850, American Express® has evolved into a world leader in the card market, providing charge and credit cards to consumers, small businesses and corporations. We are also the world's largest travel agency, offering travel and related consulting services to individuals and corporations around the world. Our worldwide network also processes millions of merchant transactions every day.

With more than 65,000 employees around the world, American Express has never been more competitive. Through sophisticated marketing and information management capabilities, we can target high-spending, high-creditworthy Cardmembers to customise products, services, rewards, special offers and experiences, while helping to build the business of our merchant partners.

As we have throughout our long and varied past, American Express continues to deliver valuable and innovative services to our customers. We remain committed to our longstanding core values. And, as it was in 1850, we are poised to seize new opportunities in a rapidly changing industry and world.

EOWA LogoAn equitable workplace
The EOWA Business Achievement Awards highlight Australia's best equal opportunity organisations. These awards consistently recognise our efforts to drive change and create a more equitable workplace.

Most Admired Credit Card Company
USA's Fortune Magazine surveyed 3,700 experts to list the Most Admired Companies for 2008. We're pleased to say that American Express was voted number 1 in the "Megabank and Credit Card Company" field. Not only this, but we outranked all our industry competitors in the following areas:

• Innovation
• People management
• Use of corporate assets
• Quality of management
• Financial soundness
• Long-term investment
• Quality of products and services

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