Corporate Governance

Synchrony Financial is committed to upholding sound principles of corporate governance and to meeting the requirements of federal and state law and the rules of the New York Stock Exchange. The board of directors has adopted Governance Principles which, along with our Certificate of Incorporation, Bylaws, Charters and Key Practices of the Board Committees, and the company's Code of Conduct, provide the framework for the governance of the company.

The Board of Directors actively supports a culture of ethical conduct and values communication from Synchrony Financial’s shareholders.  If you would like to raise a concern related to ethical or business conduct matters in a confidential and/or anonymous manner, please follow these instructions.

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Certificate of Incorporation

Synchrony Financial is a corporation organized and existing under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.  Our Certificate of Incorporation provides information such as the voting rights of shareholders, the rules relating to stockholder actions, and the number of shares the company can issue.

Topics Covered:

  1. Name
  2. Registered Office and Agent
  3. Purpose
  4. Capital Stock
  5. Management
  6. Election of Directors
  7. Exculpation and Indemnification of Directors
  8. Stockholder Action
  9. Section 203 of the DGCL
  10. Severability
  11. Amendment of Certificate of Incorporation
  12. Amendment of Bylaws
  13. Forum
  14. Corporate Opportunities
  15. Certain Definitions

The Board of Directors actively supports a culture of ethical conduct and values communication from Synchrony Financial’s shareholders.  If you would like to raise a concern related to ethical or business conduct matters in a confidential and/or anonymous manner, please follow these instructions.

Meet Our
Leadership Team