NEW YORK — American Express Co. paid chairman and chief executive officer Harvey Golub cash salary and bonus of $4.5 million last year, up 22% from 1999, excluding options and other incentives.

Mr. Golub’s salary was unchanged, at $1 million, but his bonus rose 33%, to $3.2 million. In addition, he got compensation, mostly for travel expenses, of $292,865, according to a proxy filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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