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May 29, 2015
New York, New York
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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"I'm so sorry for your loss. Ed was a great colleague and nice person to work with. I will keep your family in my prayers."
"I met Ed for the first time about 25 years ago. As many have opined, I found him then as many others have attested, to be a genuinely nice, approachable, considerate and engaging person. Over ..."
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