Laureen E. Seeger is executive vice president and general counsel at American Express Company. At American Express, Ms. Seeger leads the company's Legal, Compliance and Ethics and Corporate Secretary organizations. She joined American Express after working at McKesson Corporation, the largest healthcare services company in North America, where she led the Law, Public Affairs, Compliance and Corporate Secretary functions while guiding the company through complex legal and regulatory environments and contributing to its financial growth.
Ms. Seeger served as executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of McKesson from 2006 to 2014. She joined McKesson in 2000 as general counsel of the corporation's technology division. In this role, she provided leadership through complex M&A transactions and product evolutions, while building the law department and enhancing client service.
Before joining McKesson, Ms. Seeger was with the Atlanta-based law firm of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. She served as commercial litigation partner and chaired the technology litigation group. She began her career in 1986 as a commercial litigation associate at Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue.
Ms. Seeger is a board member of the California Chamber of Commerce and the Umpqua Holdings Corporation. She is former board chair of the Bay Area American Heart Association.