Margaret Keane is the CEO and president of GE Capital Retail Finance. The business provides private label credit card programs, bankcards, installment lending, promotional financing and financial services for consumers through its retail partners and dealers, originated through GE Money Bank.
Margaret joined GE in 1996 as quality leader for GE Capital's Vendor Financial Services (VFS) business. She went on to serve in a variety of roles at VFS, including global operations leader and shared services leader of the mid-market leasing businesses. In 1999, Margaret was named chief quality officer for GE Capital and later, Six Sigma leader for GE Commercial Finance.
Margaret joined GE Consumer Finance-Americas in 2002, serving as SVP for Operations. In that role, she was responsible for all Customer Service, Sourcing, Real Estate, Facilities and Technology.
In May of 2004, Margaret joined GE Capital Retail Consumer Finance where she led the retail credit card business. She was named a GE Officer in 2005.
Margaret began her professional career at Citicorp where she held leadership roles in Sales, Marketing and Operations over the course of 16 years.
She attended St. John's University, earning a master’s degree in Marketing and Bachelors in Political Science. She resides in Ridgefield, CT with her husband and children.