leading Technology and Operations Executive brings additional expertise in the areas of payments and financial services
STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a leading consumer financial services company, announced today Kamila Chytil has been appointed to the board of directors of Synchrony, effective April 1st.
“We are pleased to welcome Kamila to the Synchrony Board of Directors,” said Brian Doubles, Synchrony’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Kamila brings extensive expertise in electronic payment technology and operations and will be a valuable board member as the company continues to drive innovation and growth in the payments ecosystem.”
Chytil currently leads operations, information technology and marketing at DentaQuest, where she is responsible for optimizing digital, marketing and information services to enhance the customer experience for DentaQuest’s partners and patients. Previously, she was Chief Operating Officer at MoneyGram International, where she led global oversight of information technology, marketing, corporate strategy and the digital business segment.
“I look forward to working with the Synchrony board,” said Chytil. “Synchrony is a values-based company that I have long admired for its ability to balance innovation with risk management, its commitment to its partners who represent some of the most respected brands in the world, and its focus on people culture and diversity. “
Synchrony’s commitment to diversity begins at the top with the board, which includes a diverse range of genders, races and mindsets. Synchrony has one of the most diverse boards of directors of any commercial bank and diversified finance company in the Fortune 200. With Chytil’s appointment, Synchrony’s board of directors consists of thirteen members, including: Fernando Aguirreformer CEO of Chiquita Brands; Paget Alves, former Sprint chief sales officer; Arthur Coviello Jr., former Executive Vice Present of EMC Corporation and Executive Chairman of RSA Security, Inc.; Brian Doubles, President and CEO of Synchrony; William GraylinChairman of OV Loop, Inc.; Roy Guthrieformer CEO of Renovate America and former EVP and CFO of Discover Financial Services Inc.; Margaret Keaneformer CEO of Synchrony and Chairman of the Board; Jeffrey Naylorformer Senior EVP and CFO of TJX Companies, Inc.; Bill Parkerformer vice chairman and chief risk officer of US Bancorp; Laurel Richie, past president of the Women’s National Basketball Association, LLC; Olympia Snowe, Chairman and CEO of Olympic snow, LLC and former US Senator from 1995-2013 and Member of the US House of Representatives from 1979-1995; and Ellen Zanepast President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children.
Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) is a leading consumer financial services company. We offer a wide range of specialized financing programs as well as innovative consumer banking products for key industries such as digital, retail, home, auto, travel, health and pets. Synchrony enables our partners to increase sales and loyalty among consumers. We are one of the largest issuers of private label credit cards in Germany The United States; In addition, we offer co-branded products, personal loans, and consumer finance products to small and medium-sized businesses and healthcare providers. Synchrony is changing what’s possible through our digital capabilities, deep industry expertise, actionable data insights, seamless customer experience, and tailored financing solutions. For more information, visit www.synchrony.com and Twitter: @Synchrony
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