Synchrony appoints Kamila Chytil to board
A senior technology and operations executive brings additional expertise in payments and financial services
Stamford, CT – April 04, 2022 -Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a leading consumer financial services company, today announced that Kamila Chytil has been appointed to Synchrony’s Board of Directors, effective April 1 .
“We are delighted to welcome Kamila to the Synchrony Board of Directors,” said Brian Doubles, President and CEO of Synchrony. “Kamila brings extensive expertise in electronic payment 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 the customer experience of DentaQuest partners and patients. Previously, she was Chief Operating Officer at MoneyGram International, where she oversaw global information technology services, marketing, corporate strategy, as well as the digital business segment.
“I’m looking forward to working with the Synchrony board,” Chytil said. “Synchrony is a values-based company that I have long admired for its ability to balance innovation and 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 begins at the top with the Board of Directors which includes a broad spectrum of gender, race and thought diversity. Synchrony has one of the most diverse boards among Fortune 200 commercial banks and diversified financial companies. With Chytil’s appointment, Synchrony’s board of directors consists of thirteen members, including: former CEO of Chiquita Brands; Paget Alves, former Sprint sales manager; Arthur Coviello, Jr., former 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 CEO of Synchrony and Executive Chairman; Jeffrey Naylor, former 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, former president of the Women’s National Basketball Association, LLC; Olympia Snowe, Chairman and CEO of Olympia Snowe, LLC and former United States Senator from 1995 to 2013 and member of the United States 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 sectors such as digital, retail, home, automotive, travel, health and pets of company. Synchrony enables our partners to increase sales and retain 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 changes what is possible through our digital capabilities, deep industry expertise, actionable data insights, seamless customer experience, and customized financing solutions. For more information, visit www.synchrony.com and Twitter: @Synchrony