Clayton Ruebensaal is the executive vice president of Global B2B Marketing at American Express, where he brings the company’s vision of being essential to its customers every day to life. Prior to this role he led Global Brand Management at American Express, where he implemented the company’s first global brand strategy focusing on premium services and loyalty across consumer, commercial and merchant customers.
Clayton was named one of the world’s most influential global marketers by The Internationalist. He has held leadership roles at some of the world’s most creatively awarded advertising agencies including running the New York office of British agency BMB and leading E*trade, Pepsi, and The Economist accounts as Executive Vice President at BBDO. Prior to joining American Express, Clayton led global marketing at The Ritz-Carlton where he launched their “Let Us Stay With You” brand platform, which put the luxury brand in the business of selling memories, not hotel rooms.