Dean Henry is the Executive Vice President of Business Financing & Supplier Payments for American Express’ Global Commercial Services business. Global Commercial Services serves small, mid-sized, large and global companies, and Dean is responsible for leading a team focused on scaling non-card financing products, AP automation in business systems, cross-border payments, and B2B supplier payment schemes in the U.S. and worldwide.
Prior to joining American Express, Dean spent eight years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in various roles, most recently as the Managing Director, Head of Innovation - Global Transaction Services. In this role, Dean led the Global Innovation team responsible for designing and building the transaction bank of the future. He was responsible for product innovation across payments, receivables, commercial card, liquidity, FX services and trade and supply chain finance. He also led fintech and emerging technology business development, partnerships, and equity investment efforts.