Synchrony appoints Kamila Chytil to the board of directors
Lead technology and operations executive brings additional experience in payments and financial services
Stamford, CT – April 04, 2022 – Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a leading consumer financial services company, announced today that Kamila Chytil has been appointed to the Synchrony Board of Directors, effective April 1. April.
“We are excited to welcome Kamila to the Synchrony Board of Directors,” said Brian Doubles, President and CEO of Synchrony. “Kamila brings extensive experience in electronic payments technology and operations and will be a valuable member of the board 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 improve client experiences for DentaQuest members and patients. Previously, she was chief operating officer of MoneyGram International, where she oversaw global services information technology, marketing, corporate strategy and the digital business segment.
“I’m really looking 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 world’s most respected brands, and its focus on culture. and employee diversity.”
Synchrony’s commitment to diversity starts at the top with the board of directors, which includes a wide range of diversity in gender, race and thought. Synchrony has one of the most diverse boards of directors among commercial banks and diversified financial institutions in the Fortune 200. With Chytil’s appointment, Synchrony’s board consists of thirteen members, including: Fernando Aguirre, former CEO of Chiquita Brands; Paget Alves, former director of sales for Sprint; Arthur Coviello, Jr., former current Executive Vice President of EMC Corporation and Executive Chairman of RSA Security, Inc.; Brian Doubles, President and CEO of Synchrony; William Graylin, President of OV Loop, Inc.; Roy Guthrie, former CEO of Renovate America and former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Discover Financial Services Inc.; Margaret Keane, former Synchrony CEO and CEO; Jeffrey Naylor, former Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TJX Companies, Inc.; Bill Parker, former Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of US Bancorp; Laurel Richie, Past President of the Women’s National Basketball Association, LLC; Olympia Snowe, President and CEO of Olympia Snowe, LLC and a former US Senator from 1995 to 2013 and a member of the US House of Representatives from 1979 to 1995; and Ellen Zane, former President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and 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, in key industries including digital, retail, home, auto, travel, health and pets. Synchrony enables our partners to increase sales and loyalty with consumers. We are one of the largest private label credit card issuers in the United States; We also offer co-branded products, installment loans, and consumer finance products for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as healthcare providers. Synchrony is changing what’s possible through our digital capabilities, deep industry experience, actionable data insights, frictionless customer experience, and customized financing solutions. For more information, visit www.synchrony.com and Twitter: @Synchrony