Anré Williams

Anré leads a global organization of more than 4,000 employees in 29 countries.  Over his 28-year career at American Express, Anré has served as a role model and advocate for diversity and inclusion. He founded and leads the Executive Black Employee Network, a group which comprises the most senior Black executives globally. He hosts a semi-annual conference for this group focused on sponsorship, career development and networking. He regularly speaks at internal events and forums, and serves as a sponsor and mentor to many ethnic minority colleagues. Anré has a passion and track record of funding and participating in programs targeted towards under-privileged students in education. Externally, for five years, Anré served as Chairman of the Board of Junior Achievement of New York, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating young people about financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship. He regularly speaks at business events and conferences reaching young ethnic minority people, sharing his experiences and advice on leadership and career development. He is an active member of the Executive Leadership Council, and has presented at Management Leadership for Tomorrow, a non-profit organization that provides training, coaching and networks for minorities; the Young Presidents Organization Pacific Edge Conference; and the Columbia University Black Business Student Conference. He was included in Savoy Magazine’s 2018 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America and in 2017, Black Enterprise Magazine’s 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America.

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