Shannon McFayden

Ms. McFayden joined Wachovia in 1982.  Currently she provides leadership to Human Resources, Community Relations and Corporate Communications.  She reports directly to Wachovia CEO Ken Thompson and serves on the company’s Operating Committee.  Ms. McFayden provides oversight to all of the company’s merger integration efforts, including the recent Golden West transaction that is Wachovia’s largest merger to date, and co-leads a high-visibility plan to reduce annual expenses by $1 billion, including cross-organizational process improvement, outsourcing and off-shoring and revamping the project approval and implementation process.  She also oversees the company’s strategic focus on leadership, management, diversity, employee engagement and inclusion. [+]