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Paul Parisi

Paul Parisi is Vice President & General Manager, Global Corporate Payments, American Express Canada.

Paul Parisi is Vice President & General Manager, Global Corporate Payments, American Express Canada and was appointed to this position in March 2012. As leader of Global Corporate Payments, Mr. Parisi is responsible for developing and driving the business strategy for the Corporate Payments business in Canada. He is responsible for strategically aligning Global Corporate Payments with other American Express Canada business units to deliver high quality products and services and maintain American Express’ leadership position in corporate payments in Canada.

Mr. Parisi joined American Express in 1999 in the Canadian Account Management team where he led a team of Managers on both Card and Travel Accounts. Over the next six years he held a number of leadership positions in sales and account management, e-procurement and travel. In 2005, Mr Parisi took on the role of Vice President, Global Client Group based in London, England. In 2008 he returned to North America as Regional Vice President in US Corporate Payments, where he had responsibility for Large and Enterprise size corporate accounts headquartered in the Central United States. Here, Mr. Parisi was involved in a number of philanthropic organizations and sat on the Board of Directors for AMEX Assurance Company.

In 2012, Paul returned to his homeland with his wife and two sons, and keeps an active Canadian lifestyle between winter hockey and Snowboarding, and summer cottage life. Paul continues to be a strong supporter for the United Way and works closely with them in his 3rd year as the Executive lead for the Give2Gether Employee Campaign raising over $500K for charities across Canada.