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    Discover Financial Services (DFS)

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    Discover Financial Services
    2500 Lake Cook Road
    Riverwoods, IL 60015
    United States - Map
    Phone: 224-405-0900
    Website: http://www.discover.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Credit Services
    Full Time Employees:15,036

    Business Summary 

    Discover Financial Services operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The Direct Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals; and other consumer products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, and other consumer lending, as well as deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, savings accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement arrangement certificates of deposit. The Payment Services segment operates the Discover Network, which processes transactions for Discover-branded credit cards, and provides payment transaction processing and settlement services; and PULSE network, an electronic funds transfer network that provides financial institutions issuing debit cards on the PULSE network with access to automated teller machines and point-of-sale terminals. This segment also operates the Diners Club International, a payments network that issues Diners Club branded charge cards and provides card acceptance services. The company was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Discover Financial Services’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Apr 1, 2016 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 9.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. David W. Nelms , 55
    Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Roger C. Hochschild , 51
    Pres and Chief Operating Officer
    Mr. R. Mark Graf , 51
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Carlos M. Minetti , 54
    Exec. VP and Pres of Consumer Banking
    Ms. Diane E. Offereins , 59
    Exec. VP and Pres of Payment Services
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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