Sarah Frese is the Director of Premium Travel Benefits within the Global Consumer Products organization at American Express. In this capacity, Sarah’s team oversees the product management of The Centurion® Lounge.
Sarah joined American Express in 2011 in the Global Travel & Lifestyle Services business unit where she managed a portfolio of 30 Strategic Airline Partnerships and was the product manager of the International Airline Program (IAP), a key Platinum Card benefit.
Sarah has a track record of leadership and innovation which has been recognized by American Express with the President’s Achievement Award. Prior to American Express, Sarah worked at Lufthansa German Airlines and brings over 10 years of experience in Consulting, Finance, Strategy, Marketing and Product Management both in Europe, South America and the U.S.
A native German, Sarah holds a diploma in business management (Diplom-Betriebswirt) and a bachelor’s degree from the Open University in London, all sponsored by Lufthansa as part of an international trainee program which gave her assignments around the world.
Sarah is based in New York City and enjoys living in Hell’s Kitchen since moving to the United States in 2006. She still loves to explore new countries around the world and is also a passionate runner and yogi.