CORRADO SODA

American Express Global Commercial Services SME Account Sales Director

Corrado Soda is the SME Account Sale Director at American Express Commercial Line of Business in Italy. He is responsible for driving SME portfolio spend growth through Face to Face Account and Remote Channels. In the previous years Corrado has led the Sales of Travel & Expenses, Supplier and Cross-Border Payments for Mid-Market and Corporate Clients Before that he has overseen the payment transformation across EMEA for American Express: Fintech Partnerships in Digital Lending and Cross-border Payments, Hedging Capability, Credit Insurance Program Development, Open Banking Services - PSD2. Previously, he played the role of Director of Partner Management and Business Development at PAYBACK, the American Express Coalition Loyalty Program, finalizing the key Partnership Agreements, launching the start-up, and scaled-up its own revenues. He joined American Express as Business Development Director in July 2012, working on strategic projects in the lifestyle premium services. From November 2009 to July 2012 he has been Head of Strategy and Business Development at PosteMobile, the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) of the Poste Italiane Group. He spent more than 7 years as Management Consultant at Value Partners working in Telecommunication market and service innovation. He has been awarded a degree in Management Engineering at the Federico II University in Naples.