Senior Vice President American Express
Sujata Bhatia is the Senior Vice President & General Manager for American Express Global Merchant Services Europe. In this role, Sujata manages American Express merchant acquiring, focusing on expansion of the company’s merchant acceptance network and strengthening merchant relationships across Europe. Prior to this role, Sujata was SVP of Global Strategy & Payments in American Express’ Global Merchant and Network Services division, leading a global team focused on delivering new payment methods and a premium customer experience to enable Amex acceptance.
Sujata has been with American Express for 14 years. She joined the company as Director in the Strategic Planning Group, and has held a variety of international partnerships and business development roles. She is a seasoned marketer and was previously Vice President of Acquisition, Loyalty & Engagement for Europe. As Head of International Marketing, she led a team across 21 markets to drive marketing and communication strategies, launch award-winning digital marketing products and leverage big data capabilities to provide business insights analytics for merchants.
Prior to joining American Express, Sujata was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in London and worked at Goldman Sachs and Ernst & Young. She holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Originally from Boston, Sujata lives in London. She is married with 2 daughters and is an avid Boston sports fan.