Barry Sheridan graduated from University College Dublin (Ireland) in 1989 and began his career with Chase Manhattan Bank working in their London and New York offices. While in New York in 1997 Barry moved to American Express Bank where he was responsible for providing international banking services to US and Canadian financial institutions. For the following 11 years he continued this work with American Express Bank with assignment postings in Moscow, Istanbul, Sydney and London.
In 2008 Barry moved to Standard Chartered Bank and was based in Moscow responsible for the CIS region.
In 2012 he returned to American Express Company where in 2015 he was appointed CEO of American Express Bank LLC Russia with a business focus on providing expense management solutions and supplier financing to companies in Russia.
American Express Bank (AEB LLC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express Company. AEB LLC is registered as a Bank with the Central Bank of Russia and authorized as a Payment System Operator in accordance with the National Payment System Law. AEB LLC issues products in Russian Rubles including
Business Travel Account for regular business travel expenses and Lodge Account for other corporate expenses.
In addition, AEB LLC distributes International Currency Cards products on behalf of American Express Services Europe Limited, UK and American Express Europe S.A., Spain. AEB LLC also provides acquiring services for merchants in B2B sector and supports operational infrastructure for American Express partners of the Global Merchant & Network Services (GMNS) business in issuing and acquiring for consumer business.
Barry is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Russia.