Animesh Upadhyay, alumnus of MBA, Batch of 2017, Chitkara University, has been working as Analyst Risk Management for American Express. He has been promoted in 2.5 years through his dedication and multiple contributions to the company. The American Express Company (AmEx) is a multinational corporation specialized in payment card services headquartered at 200 Vesey Street in the Battery Park City neighbourhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City. The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
In 2017, Forbes named American Express as the 23rd most valuable brand in the world (and the highest within financial services), estimating the brand to be worth US$24.5 billion. In 2020, Fortune magazine ranked American Express at number 9 on their Fortune List of the Top 100 Companies to Work For in 2020 based on an employee survey of satisfaction. American Express operates a network of Centurion Lounges at major airports which are available to their Platinum and Centurion card members. The first lounge opened in 2013, at McCarran Airport and the network has expanded ever since. American Express also has agreements with other airport lounges to offer access to their Platinum and Centurion card members as part of the Global Lounge Collection.
Risk management analysts identify, evaluate, and prioritize the risks faced by organizations and apply economic resources to minimize or control the impact of risk for corporations. They work in various sectors of the economy, including: financial institutions, insurance companies, technology services companies, retail, manufacturing, etc to mitigate the different kinds of risk faced by these institutions. They work collaboratively with significant others to identify risks impacting an organization’s business and functions, as well as recommend solutions, implement approved programs, and promote loss prevention. Risk management analysts serve as the primary liaison between the organization and its third-party service providers, including brokers, insurers, and third- party administrators (“TPAs”). Their job description also entails communicating risk policies and processes for an organization and providing hands-on development of risk models involving market, credit, and operational risk.
MBA programs at Chitkara University are renowned for making the graduated “industry ready”. The university offers a number of specialisations including Marketing, Finance & Banking, Business Analytics, Healthcare, Logistics & Supply Chain, Pharmaceutical Management, Sales with specialisation in Retail among others. Chitkara Business School has established an unassailable reputation for strong on-campus recruitment on the sheer virtue of its intensive focus on making all graduates “industry ready” and more than 200+ companies across 20+ sectors hire its business graduates