Margaret Keane is President and CEO of Synchrony, one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. She led the company’s successful initial public offering in July 2014 and split-off from GE in November 2015.
Her passion for emerging technology and employee development has solidified Margaret’s reputation as a leader. She has been recognized as one of American Banker’s “Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance” for 11 consecutive years (#4 in 2017) and one of Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women” for the past three years (#25 in 2017).
During an 18-year career with GE Capital, Margaret led the Retail Card platform as President and CEO beginning in 2004. She expanded her responsibilities in 2011 to become President and CEO of their North American Retail Finance business. Margaret also held various leadership roles during 16 years with Citibank.