Mark Roper Vice President & General Manager UK and Nordics, Global Merchant Services, American Express Payment Services Limited

Mark is responsible for the acquisition and management of merchants on the American Express network within

the UK and Nordics. Across the UK, Mark is responsible for all merchant relationships, from global merchants

through to small independent businesses operating in both physical and online worlds.

Mark joined American Express nine years ago from Lloyds Banking Group where he was Head of Marketing in

their Retail division. He joined American Express within the central marketing function of the consumer card

division before becoming Vice President and Head of Europe Merchant Marketing. Mark has been in his current

role, Vice President and General Manager - Merchant Services UK & Nordics, since April 2011.