American Express Company (AXP)
American Express Company, a payments and travel company, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. It operates in two groups, the Global Consumer Group and the Global Business-to-Business Group. The Global Consumer Group offers a range of products and services, including charge and credit card products, consumer travel services, and stored value products, such as Travelers Cheques and prepaid products. The Global Business-to-Business Group provides business travel, corporate cards, and other expense management products and services; network services; and merchant acquisition, and merchant processing, point-of-sale, servicing and settlement, and marketing products and services for merchants. The company also publishes luxury lifestyle magazines. American Express sells its products and services to various customer groups, including consumers, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations, and banking and financial institutions through various channels, such as direct mail, Internet, employee and independent third party sales forces, and direct response advertising. American Express was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault , 58
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Member of Operating Committee, Chairman of American Express Travel Related Services Company Inc and Chief Exec. Officer of American Express Travel Related Services Company Inc $ 7.36M $ 5.14M
Mr. Alfred F. Kelly Jr., 50
Pres, Head of Global Consumer Group and Member of Operating Committee $ 4.97M $ 0
Mr. Daniel T. Henry , 60
Chief Financial Officer, Exec. VP and Member of Operating Committee $ 3.03M $ 0
Mr. Stephen J. Squeri , 50
Chief Information Officer, Group Pres of Global Services and Member of Operating Committee $ 2.93M $ 0
Mr. Edward P. Gilligan , 50
Vice Chairman and Member of Operating Committee $ 5.45M $ 0
Daniel F. Akerson
Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
Senior International Partner, WilmerHale
Ursula M. Burns
President, Xerox Corporation
Kenneth I. Chenault
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, American Express Company
Founder, Chernin Entertainment
Founder and Partner, Care Capital LLC
Richard C. Levin
President, Yale University
Richard A. McGinn
General Partner, RRE Ventures
Edward D. Miller
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, AXA Financial, Inc.
Steven S Reinemund
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo, Inc.
Robert D. Walter
Founder and Executive Director, Cardinal Health, Inc.
Ronald A. Williams
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Aetna, Inc.
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I am going to answer this last question, and then if you insist on staying off topic, I will simply not respond to your further question.
Is American Express Travel Services "A' "Single" "Single Location" "Travel Agency" "Owned and Operated" "Operated" "Operated" "Operated" by a Power that Be...
Or is it a huge multinational credit card services, and travel company, that has it's own tour packages, travelers checks, and thousands of locations?
Is it owned by "A" single entity or is it a "PUBLIC" "COMPANY" "TRADED" "ON" "WALL STREET".
In fact what I said was correct there is no power that be that owns "A" Travel Agency, that I know of. As in a Travel Agency that only exists for the sole and primary purpose to book his travel through a single location.
That's there New York Stock Exchange Call Sign.
That's there company profile.
Top executive Pay structure.
It was one of the 30 original Dow companies, started in 1850, the CFR started in 1922 by the way.
Further no one listed on the Board of Directors is actually a CFR Fellow, which are the real Powers that Be behind the CFR.
Founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo never a single owned company no one on CFR.
Much more at Link...
The Knights Templar Chronology:
Chapter 3: Beginnings
Orthodox historians place the founding of the Templars somewhere between 1114 and 1118, when the nine left for Jerusalem. This assumes such founding was a formal moment, much like the dedication of a new bridge or tunnel. Of more interest than pinpointing that exact moment, however, is decoding the chain of events leading to it.
Their publicly stated purpose was the protection of pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land. However, there is little evidence such a common task was their real function. Nine men just cannot protect many pilgrims along hundreds of miles of land. And simple monks, bound to vows of poverty, did not receive the kind of rich support, housing, and recognition given by Jerusalem King Bauduoin II – or later by the Pope.
If the Templars were not protecting pilgrims, what were they up to for nine years? The prevailing explanation is archeological, that they were there to dig under Solomon’s Temple, to retrieve treasure and artifacts revealed by Arabic scrolls translated by monks in Toledo or France.
After 1126, the Templars grow dramatically in number and create multiple enterprises. With unprecedented protection and special dispensation from the Pope, they become the world’s foremost bankers, inventing the check and the branch banking system. They are the medieval world's most powerful ambassadors and statesmen, developing access, influence, and control matched only by the Pope. They are the world's prime movers in real estate, eventually controlling over 5000 properties in Scotland, Ireland, Britain, France, Spain, the German states, Hungary, and virtually every country on the Mediterranean. They finance much of the Catholic building program for 300 new places or worship including cathedrals, monasteries, and other structures. Power, prestige, access, money, fame -- everyone wanted to be a Templar -- they are the rock stars of their time.
Pope Paschal II approves the expansion of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalemxe "Jerusalem" (a.k.a. Hospitallers) from a small Amalfi hospital group formed in 1070. The Order’s first Grand Master is Peter Gérard.
According to The Knights Templar, Templars install Hugues de Payns as Grand Master on February 15 in Champagne.
According to the Principality of Seborga’s official website, Bernard de Fontaine establishes a monastery in Castrum Sepulchri (now called Seborga) in northern Italy to protect a “great secret.” This monastery, under the direction of Prince Abbot Edouard, includes two monks who will be future Templars, Gondemare and Rossal.
In March, the Treaty of Gisors gives Brittainy to English King Henry I.
Sultan Kilij Arslän dies and Muhammad Tapar becomes ruler of the Seljuk Turks and begins a successful campaign against Assassin towns. In the Turks, Templars and Assassins now share a common enemy.
On January 7, Holy Roman Emperor Henry V marries Matilda, the daughter of English King Henry I.
Count Hugues de Champagne receives a letter from Bishop Ivo of Chartres (dies December 12, 1115) saying "We have heard that … before leaving for Jerusalem you made a vow to join 'la Milice du Christ,' that you wish to enroll in this evangelical soldiery." La Milice du Christ (a.k.a. Soldiers of Christ) is another name by which the Templars are known and one Bernard de Fontaine often uses to refers to them. This letter establishes that the Templars were organized earlier at least by 1115.
Count Hugues de Champagne and Hugues de Payns leave for their second trip to Jerusalem.
According to The Templars: Knights of God, Michael the Syrian, Patriarch of the Syriac Church at Antioch and chronicler of the Crusades, will later write that Hugues de Payns was in Jerusalem for three years before founding the Templars.
Count Hugues de Champagne returns from Jerusalem and provides land and funding for a new Cistercian Abbey at Clairvaux, 35 miles east of Troyes. Hugues de Payns stays behind in Jerusalem.
On July 7, Peter the Hermit dies.
Abbot of Citeaux Etienne Harding appoints the young Bernard de Fontaine as Abbot of Clairvaux.
The Archbishop of Cologne imprisons Tanchelm of Flanders who escapes and is later killed for preaching against the corruption of priests and encouraging people not to tithe to the Catholic Church.
King Bauduoin I builds one of the great Crusader castles, the Krak de Montreal, in the Negev desert.
In February, Bernard de Clairvaux goes to Castrum Sepulchri (Seborga) to release André de Gondemare and Rossal from their monastic vows, according Seborga’s official website.
In March, King of Jerusalem Baudouin I negotiates a constitution for the Knights Templar with Hugues de Payns and Godfroi de Saint-Omer.
On January 21, Pope Paschal II dies and Gelasius II takes over three days later. Holy Roman Emperor Henry V appoints his own pope, an act for which Gelasius II excommunicates him.
On April 2, King Baudouin I dies of disease at El-Arish while attempting to take Egypt.
On April 14, Baudouin du Bourg of Edessa becomes Baudouin II, King of Jerusalem, reigning until 1131.
Byzantine Emperor Alexius Comnenus dies.
In September, according to Seborga’s official website, Cistercian Abbot Prince Edouard of Seborga consecrates the nine original Templars in the presence of Bernard of Clairvaux and Count Hugues de Champagne. This means that de Payns must have traveled back to Seborga from Jerusalem to be with the other eight.
In November, except for Count Hugues de Champagne, all nine Templars leave for Jerusalem, arriving May 14, 1119. The principality of Seborga, located on the border of France and Italy, becomes the first and unique sovereign Cistercian state in history.
According to Paul Naudon concerning Lawrie’s History of Freemasonry, “…Hugh de Payens was initiated by Theocletes, Grand-Pontiff of the Nazarenes, or "St. John Christians," who had inherited the esoteric instructions of Jesus as found in the original Gospel of Matthew. The first Templars regarded Jesus as a Brother, not a God, and strictly adhered to the secret teachings of their Chiefs in the East.”
Peter Gérard, Grand Master of the Hospitallers, dies and his successor Raymond de Puy increases their military role aided by Jerusalem King Baudouin II.
Medieval historian Guillaume de Tyre puts the beginning of the Templars during this year.
Templars leave Europe for Jerusalem.
Pope Gelasius II dies on January 29, succeeded by Pope Callistus II (1050-1124).
At Easter, Muslims attack 700 Catholic pilgrims on the road to the Jordan River.
On May 14, Templars arrive in Jerusalem. King Baudouin II gives the Templars the al-Aqsa mosque and the adjacent area called Solomon's Stables on the Temple Mount for a headquarters.
Pope Callistus II calls the Council of Reims which turns public opinion away from Holy Roman Emperor Henry V. Count Hugues de Champagne attends and aligns with the Pope.
Pope Callistus II negotiates a peace between the Kings of France and England at Gisors, which becomes a Norman village.
On June 28, Ilgazi, the Muslim Emir of Mardin (dies 1122), slaughters 3700 Catholic troops at the Battle of the Field of Blood (a.k.a. Battle of Ager Sanguinis, Battle of Sarmada) including Roger of Salerno. Only 20 crusaders survive.
The Council of Toulouse condemns the Manicheans for heresy.
On Christmas Day at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Templars take their monastic vows from Warmund of Picquigny, the Patriarch of Jerusalem. This moment is the orthodox founding date of the Order.
In January, the Patriarch of Jerusalem (a distant cousin of Bernard of Clairvaux) at the Council of Nablus officially recognizes the Knights Templar Order and gives them their first insignia, a red cross. King Baudouin II of Jerusalem gives them exclusive use of the al-Aqsa mosque located at the former Temple of Solomon.
In March, Templars set up a preceptory at La Fontenotte in Dijon.
Count Hugues de Champagne convenes a meeting in Troyes, agenda unknown.
Count Fulk V of Anjou takes an oath to join the Templars.
King Alexander I of Scotland establishes the country’s first Augustinian monastery at Scone.
On November 25, the English Treasury and 140 knights including the sole son of King Henry I drown off of France, opening up a power vacuum leading to an English civil war.
Pope Callistus II captures his rival, Pope Gregory VIII, and returns to Rome in June.
According to The Second Messiah, Count Fulk V of Anjou travels to Jerusalem to visit the Templar excavations. He returns to Europe and grants the Templars a large endowment.
The Council of Soissons condemns Peter Abelard (1079-1142) who believes in the use of reason rather than faith to prove the Bible. Abelard’s process of questioning leads the seeker to truth rather than asking him to accept it without question. “Nothing is to be believed until it is understood.” -- Peter Abelard.
Death of Lambert de Saint Omer, an encyclopedist whose best-known work is a map called the Heavenly Jerusalem. He may have translated documents for Templar Geoffrey de Saint Omer from excavations under Solomon’s Stables.
Settling years of conflict, Pope Callistus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V sign the Concordat of Worms dividing power between the Pope and the Emperor.
Pope Callistus II officially recognizes the Sacred and Military Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Old Internet Trick posting links without the excerpts that prove the links have anything in them to prove your contentions. Get the people to exit the thread to look for the Red Herring you can't copy and paste.
Yes I agree you are stuck in a rut.
The fact of the matter remains American Express is not a privately held company owned by a Power that Be.
And by your own definition of wealth the people on the Board of Directors of American Express don't even qualify as Powers that Be.
Maybe one day when you have some real theory or evidence on what's really taking place in the world you will be able to figure out how to write it all down and present it?
Perhaps what you don't understand is it's very hard to prove a point when in fact you don't even have a point to prove in the first place.
Originally posted by Tim00
reply to post by Ridhya
I must agree with you on that, more or less. surely few jews had their dirty in viking foreign affairs, but it's not that overwhelming as our beloved friend is stating.
Rome does not create something out of nothing, Rome just take what's already there, and puts it in a good use.
So no worries dear Vikings, nobody will take any credits from you, you've been a good service to The Rome