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Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), formerly GE Capital Retail Finance, is one of the premier consumer financial services companies in the United States. Our roots in consumer finance trace back to 1932, and today we are the largest provider of private label credit cards in the United States based on purchase volume and receivables. We provide a range of credit products through programs we have established with a diverse group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations and healthcare service providers to help generate growth for our partners and offer financial flexibility to our customers.
Through our partners’ more than 300,000 locations across the United States and Canada, and their websites and mobile applications, we offer our customers a variety of credit products to finance the purchase of goods and services. Our offerings include private label and co-branded Dual Card credit cards, promotional financing and installment lending, loyalty programs and Optimizer+plus branded FDIC-insured savings products through Synchrony Bank.
As President and Chief Executive Officer, Margaret Keane brings with her a passion for emerging technology and employee development, both of which have solidified her reputation as a leader in the field.
Margaret led the Retail Card platform at GE Capital as President and CEO beginning in 2004, later expanding her responsibilities to become President and CEO of the GE Capital Retail Finance business in 2011.
In her 18 years at GE Capital, she held additional leadership roles spanning consumer finance, vendor financial services, operations and quality. She began her career at Citibank, where she provided leadership in Sales, Marketing and Operations over the course of 16 years.
As a leader, Margaret is also known for championing her employees, having initiated several development programs at GE Capital and serving on the cabinet of the GE Women’s Network. She expanded the business focus on ecommerce and mobile capabilities, developing new tools for business clients and consumers alike.
She earned an MBA in Marketing and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from St. John’s University
Marc Chini is Executive Vice President and Human Resources Leader of Synchrony Financial, where he leverages his deep human resources experience amassed during his 30-year career. As HR Leader, he advocates for strong programs to support employees such as providing training opportunities for continued growth.
Marc joined Synchrony Financial in 2014 from GE where he was Vice President, Human Resources, covering business development, commercial communications, IT, legal, sourcing, HR and global talent recruitment reporting to General Electric Company.
Since joining GE Medical Systems in 1984 at a magnetic resonance plant start-up in Florence, South Carolina, he has worked for GE in various capacities. In 1998, he was named an officer of General Electric Company and was Vice President, Human Resources for GE Aviation.
His earlier GE roles included Vice President of Human Resources for the then newly formed GE Infrastructure business, which included aviation, locomotive, energy, oil & gas, water, and two GE Capital operations – aviation leasing and energy investments. Marc was also EVP, Human Resources, for NBC Universal, a global media company before moving to GE Corporate with the sale of NBC Universal. Marc’s earlier career roles included HR roles at McGraw-Edison and Liberty Life.
Marc earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science degree in Industrial Relations from West Virginia University.
Brian D. Doubles has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since February 2014, has served as Chief Financial Officer of GE’s North American retail finance business since January 2009, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Synchrony Bank since 2009. Brian has a proven track record operating in various economic cycles and has earned a strong reputation for his deep domain expertise and financial and risk discipline.
From July 2008 to January 2009, Brian served as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis of GE’s global consumer finance business.
From March 2007 to July 2008, Brian led the wind down of GE’s U.S. mortgage business (WMC Mortgage) as Chief Financial Officer and subsequently Chief Executive Officer.
From May 2006 to March 2007, he served as Vice President Financial Planning and Analysis of GE’s North American retail finance business.
From January 2001 to May 2006, he served in roles of increasing responsibility for GE’s internal audit staff. From February 1997 to January 2001, he held various roles as part of a GE management leadership program.
Brian was named a GECC Officer in 2009.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Michigan State University.
Dave Fasoli has been Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of our CareCredit platform since February 2014 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the CareCredit platform of GE’s North American retail finance business since March 2008.
Dave has been involved in three significant business acquisitions and integrations including CareCredit. His cross-functional expertise, leadership and growth mindset have consistently driven results.
From June 2003 to March 2008, he served as General Manager of the Home and Recreational Products business of GE’s North American retail finance business, where he and his team generated innovative financing solutions across five different industries, promoting strong growth and profitability.
Prior to June 2003, Dave served as Vice President of Client Development of GE’s North American retail finance business and held several positions of increasing responsibility within GE and GE’s North American retail finance business in Finance, Client Development, Business Integration and Quality.
• He earned a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany.
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