Joan Amble previously served as Executive Vice President, Finance, and Comptroller for American Express, bringing decades of finance, accounting, and public company experience.
Joan has a storied career in finance. Prior to holding senior leadership roles at the American Express Company from 2003 to 2011, she served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of GE Capital Markets, a service business within the General Electric Company, overseeing securitizations, debt placement, and syndication, as well as structured equity transactions. From 1994 to 2003, Joan served as Vice President and Controller for GE Capital Markets and GE Financial Services, Inc. Joan also served as non-executive director of Broadcom Corp. from 2009 to 2011 and Brown-Forman Corporation from 2011 to June 2016.
Amble also has extensive experience in corporate governance, serving on the Board of Directors of BuzzFeed as well as Zurich Insurance Group AG since April 2015, and on Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.’s Board of Directors since 2012. Amble also served on the board of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. from 2006 through June 2021. In addition, she has served as an independent advisor to the Control and Risk Committee of the Executive Committee of the U.S. affiliate of Société Générale S.A. since October 2016. Amble was a member of the Standing Advisory Group for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) from 2014 to 2020, and she was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) from 2007 through 2011. She is the president of JCA Consulting, LLC.
Throughout her career, Amble has been a tremendous advocate for the professional development of women in business. She is the co-founder of W.O.M.E.N. in America, a leadership program launched in the fall of 2009.