Elizabeth Rutledge

Chief Marketing Officer at American Express

Elizabeth Rutledge is the Chief Marketing Officer at American Express, overseeing the brand’s global media, communications, sponsorships, experiences and customer insights. She is a member of the company’s Executive Committee and is passionate about providing the “Powerful Backing” of American Express to colleagues and customers around the globe through innovative content and initiatives.

Previously, Elizabeth was Executive Vice President, U.S. Card Products and Benefits and had responsibility for American Express’ Consumer Charge and Lending portfolios, Co-Brand products and Membership Rewards. Prior to that, Elizabeth was Executive Vice President, Global Network Marketing and Information, where she delivered powerful marketing and insights to American Express merchants around the world.

Elizabeth is on the Board of Directors for the Association of National Advertisers, the Ad Council and the YMCA of Greater New York. She is also a member of the Adweek Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council. Elizabeth has been recognized as an Adweek 2018 Brand Genius Award winner and was named to AdAge’s “Women to Watch” Class of 2019, The Holmes Report “Influence 100” 2019 list and Brand Innovators “Top 100 Women in Brand Marketing.”

Elizabeth is a graduate of Princeton University and holds an MBA from New York University.



  • Chief Marketing Officer

    February, 2018 - present

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