José Ramón Bordes Abascal CAMS

Vice President, Compliance and Ethics - Mexico, American Express

José Ramón Bordes Abascal currently is vice president, Compliance and Ethics, for American Express Bank Mexico, as well as American Express Company Mexico, where he oversees both the bank and credit card operations. In this role, he is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of compliance programs for all legal entities and business groups based in Mexico for American Express. Mr. Bordes serves as the AML and privacy officer of all Mexican American Express entities and is a board member of the Bank.

He began with American Express in 2000 as a senior compliance manager working in both Argentina and Mexico. Prior to joining American Express, Mr. Bordes worked in Mexico City for Bancomer as assistant director of Credit and AML Training, as well as for Bank of America in finance and accounting.

He is an active member of the Mexican Bankers Association.