AmEx (AXP) Taps McKesson's (MCK) Campbell as CFO

American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey C. Campbell as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Campbell, 52, will lead the companyâs Finance organization and represent American Express to investors, lenders and rating agencies. He will also become a member of the companyâs Operating Committee.

Mr. Campbell will succeed Daniel T. Henry, 64, who as previously announced, will retire later this year after a distinguished 23-year career with American Express.

Mr. Campbell will join American Express next month as executive vice president, Finance. He will assume CFO duties in early August after the company completes its financial filings for the second quarter.

Mr. Campbell joins American Express from McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of the largest health care services company in the United States. He played a central role at McKesson as it grew and expanded its leadership in health care distribution and technology over the last decade. Mr. Campbell joined McKesson as CFO in 2003.

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