Death of Ed Gilligan

May 29, 2015
New York, New York

American Express president dies suddenly on flight
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By ALEX VEIGA, The Associated Press

American Express said company President Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.

Gilligan, 55, was coming back from a business trip. The plane made an emergency landing in the U.S., an American Express spokeswoman said. She declined to say where Gilligan had been.

"This is deeply painful and frankly unimaginable for all of us who had the great fortune to work with Ed," said...

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