American Express Co. has tapped John C. Elliott, a veteran credit card and merchant processing executive, to lead its card acceptance efforts abroad.

Mr. Elliott, 52, was most recently an adviser to First Data Corp. He joined that transaction processing colossus through its acquisition last year of Card Establishment Services, where Mr. Elliott had been chairman and chief executive.

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