Al has been the President and Head of Global Consumer Group of American Express Company since July 1, 2007. Mr. Kelly leads many of American Express' key businesses, including the Consumer Card Services Group, OPEN from American Express, Consumer Travel, Global Travelers Cheques and Prepaid Services, Establishment Services, North America, U.S. Customer Service, Global Risk Management and Interactive Services worldwide. Mr. Kelly served as the Group ... President of Consumer for Small Business and Merchant Services for American Express Co. from October 2005 to July 1, 2007. He also served as the Group President, U.S. Consumer and Small Business Services for Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (TRS), a subsidiary of American Express Company since June 2000. Mr. Kelly served as the President of Consumer Card Services Group, TRS since October 1998. He served as an Executive Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Marketing, TRS since February 1997.
Mr. Kelly served as the Head of Information Systems at the White House, where he oversaw the information processing functions for several government agencies that comprise the Executive Office of the President. He also held management positions in strategic and financial planning at PepsiCo. He also has extensive global experience in consumer marketing, strategic planning and development, customer loyalty, and information technology. He has been a Director of MetLife, Inc. since June 2009. He served as a Director of Hershey Co. since August 11, 2005 until November 11, 2007. Mr. Kelly served as a Vice Chairman of the Wall Street Charity Golf Classic for 12 years. He is a Member of the board of trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Iona Preparatory School. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. Mr. Kelly also is on the Board of Directors of Concern Worldwide USA and the Carvel Children's Rehabilitation Center, and serves as member of Council on Foreign Relations.