WOMEN CEO REPORT

Margaret M. Keane - Synchrony Financial

Margaret M. Keane

Synchrony Financial

Margaret Keane has risen to the top of the financial industry as CEO of Synchrony Financial, one of the nation’s premier financial service companies. She is passionate about technology, company development, and employee diversity creating a reputation as a revered leader. Under Keane’s vision Synchrony has three missions: one being investment in innovative solutions to drive growth by leveraging new-found technology. The second being new partnerships outside traditional retail, like airlines companies, to drive prosperity while strengthening its already strong retail partnerships. The third mission looks to form a work environment full of inclusion and diversity. Prior to Synchrony, Keane held an 18-year career span with GE Capital holding several leadership titles comprised of consumer finance, vendor financial services, operations and quality to eventually taking over as President and CEO. Keane’s career began at Citibank where she spent 16 years retaining numerous management positions.

Year appointed: 2014