American Express Bank appoints Sanjay Khanna as India's chief executive officer

American Express Bank appoints Sanjay Khanna as India's chief executive officer

In his previous roles, Khanna has held many leadership positions in the company.

 Sanjay Khanna

New Delhi: American Express Banking Corp. (AEBC) has appointed Sanjay Khanna as the chief executive officer & country manager of India.

In his new role, Khanna will be responsible to head the country's executive team and for driving growth across the organisation’s consumer and commercial businesses.

He will also spearhead several strategic and business development initiatives for the company while steering smooth collaboration across its diverse businesses in India. His position will be key to advancing and strengthening the company’s strategic focus in India.

Speaking on the appointment, American Express international card services executive vice president Rob McClean stated, “I am pleased to welcome Sanjay to this new role. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Sanjay has exceptional credentials of delivering strong results coupled with a natural knack for leading from the front. We are confident that his commitment to excel in everything he does, his strong values and work ethics will further the brand’s leadership in the Indian market.”

Detailing his appointment, Khanna, said, “India is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing economies of the world, characterized by its ever-expanding consumer base, evolving lifestyle and spending needs. As a premium payment solution brand, American Express has a definitive competitive edge in providing high-quality service. My role will be to further enhance the quality and service culture through premium products, service, and solutions to meet the ever-growing needs of the affluent population in India. I am extremely happy to take on this new role with American Express - one of the world’s most trusted and respected service brands.”

In his previous roles Khanna has held many leadership positions in the company including head of global financial operations, India centre lead for finance and chairman of the American Express India Pvt Ltd (AEIPL) legal entity board.

He has also led large-scale enterprise projects, multiple business transformation initiatives and established a number of centers of excellence.