Sanjay Rishi
Regional President
American Express India


Sanjay Rishi is Regional President of American Express India, the second largest employee base for American Express in the world. Sanjay oversees the India operations for the company and chairs the India Leadership Team, which is responsible for developing the strategic direction and policies for the India business.
Sanjay is a member of the Global Management Team and a member of the Board at American Express Banking Corp., New York. Additionally, Mr. Rishi is also on the Board of Directors of Loyalty Partners, a subsidiary of American Express (a company American Express recently acquired).

Sanjay has a diverse leadership experience spearheading the American Express Global merchant network in 22 countries across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Canada, the Global Corporate Payments business based out of US. Sanjay was also instrumental in setting up the company’s first global customer service capabilities in Asia and building the consumer card business.

Sanjay is an MBA by qualification, and a BA with honours in Economics from St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. He and his wife Vibha live in India and have two children, Varun and Sanjana.