American Express has named Neal Sample as president of its enterprise growth division.

Sample most recently served as the division's chief information officer and chief marketing technologist. He replaces Dan Schulman, left to become president of PayPal, which eBay intends to split off next year.

Sample joined American Express in April 2012 from eBay, where he was chief technology officer for the company's open-source platform, X.Commerce. Before that, he was a vice president of architecture and platform products.

"Neal has been instrumental in shaping our Serve software platform, driving Enterprise Growth’s transformation to the Agile development process and advocating for a work environment that encourages innovation and prototyping of new payment applications, features, and products," Amex CEO Kenneth Chenault said in a Sept. 30 press release. 

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