Mike O'Neill | Influence 100

Mike O'Neill

EVP Corporate Affairs & Communications
American Express Company


Michael J. O'Neill is Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, American Express Company. He is a member of the company’s operating committee, with responsibility for public and shareholder communications, international government affairs, corporate social responsibility and public policy.

O'Neill joined American Express in 1991 from Shearson Lehman Brothers, where he had been senior vice president, corporate affairs and communications. Prior to joining the securities industry in 1987, Mr. O'Neill worked for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company in New York.

O’Neill is a director and former chairman of the Public Relations Seminar.  He has also served as chairman of The Wisemen, an organization of senior public relations executives founded in New York in 1938.  He is also a former director of Kids in a Drug Free Society and a 2005 David Rockefeller Fellow.