Financial services company Synchrony has announced that P.W. “Bill” Parker has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Parker becomes the 12th member of the company’s board, effective immediately.
"Bill Parker is an acknowledged leader in the evolving area of risk management and has deep expertise in credit,” sayd Synchrony chief executive officer Margaret Keane. “His compliance, credit and risk experience make him a valuable addition to the Synchrony board."
Mr. Parker has a long background in banking, with further expertise in regulatory reform, commercial lending, and retail and wholesale banking. He retired from U.S. Bancorp as chief risk officer, having been at the company for 34 years.
"I am excited to join Synchrony's board,” said Mr. Parker. “I respect the company's values-based culture and their long heritage of balancing risk management with differentiated customer experiences."