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Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

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Discovery Communications, Inc.
One Discovery Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
United States - Map
Phone: 240-662-2000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:CATV Systems
Full Time Employees:6,800

Business Summary 

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company. The company operates through U.S. Networks; International Networks; and Education and Other segments. The company owns and operates television networks under the brands, such as Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, Velocity, Discovery Family, American Heroes, Destination America, Discovery Life, Oprah Winfrey network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Kids. Its content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. The company also distributes content across various platforms, such as brand-aligned Websites, Web-native networks, on-line streaming, mobile devices, video on demand (VOD), and broadband channels; and operates radio stations and Websites. In addition, it provides access to an online suite of curriculum-based VOD tools, professional development services, digital textbooks, and student assessments through subscriptions for K-12 schools; and publishes hardcopy curriculum-based content. Further, the company operates production studios that develop television content for television service providers. As of December 31, 2014, it operated approximately 330 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. The company has a strategic partnership with Dogus Media Group to improve its operations in Turkey. Discovery Communications, Inc. is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Corporate Governance 
Discovery Communications, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 10.
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Key Executives 
Mr. David M. Zaslav , 56
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director ,Member of Exec. Committee, Chief Exec. Officer of Discovery Communications Holding LLC and Pres of Discovery Communications Holding LLC
Mr. Andrew C. Warren , 50
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. Exec. VP
Mr. Bruce L. Campbell , 49
Chief Devel., Distribution & Legal Officer
Ms. Adria Alpert Romm , 61
Chief HR & Global Diversity Officer
Mr. Jean-Briac Perrette , 45
Pres of Discovery Networks International
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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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