Synchrony CEO Keane to step down from post in April, to be succeeded by company president

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Synchrony announced Tuesday morning that Chief Executive Margaret Keane will be stepping down from that post at the beginning of April. She’ll be replaced as CEO by Brian Doubles, who currently serves at Synchrony’s president. Keane was Synchrony’s first CEO since the independent company was created in 2014 as a spinoff from General Electric Co. , and she’ll be moving to the role of executive chair for Synchrony’s board of directors. Synchrony shares have gained 26% in the past three months as the S&P 500 has risen 7.5%
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