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Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS)

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Alliance Data Systems Corporation

7500 Dallas Parkway
Suite 700
Plano, TX 75024
United States

IndustryBusiness Services
Full Time Employees17,000

Key Executives

Mr. Edward J. HeffernanChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director2.77M2.35M54
Mr. Charles L. HornChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP1.26MN/A56
Mr. Bryan A. PearsonExec. VP, Pres of Loyaltyone and Chief Exec. Officer of Loyaltyone995.42k1.29M53
Mr. Bryan J. KennedyExec. VP and Pres of Epsilon833.7k1.84M48
Ms. Melisa A. MillerExec. VP and Pres of Card Services1.27MN/A58
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.


Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions in the United States and internationally. It facilitates and manages interactions between its clients and their customers through consumer marketing channels, including in-store, online, email, social media, mobile, direct mail, and telephone. The company’s LoyaltyOne segment owns and operates the AIR MILES Reward Program and BrandLoyalty program that are coalition and short-term loyalty programs. This segment also offers loyalty consulting, customer analytics, creative services, and mobile solutions. The company’s Epsilon segment provides direct marketing solutions that leverage transactional data to help clients acquire and build relationships with their customers. Its services include strategic consulting, customer database technologies, omnichannel marketing, loyalty management, proprietary data, predictive modeling, permission-based email marketing, personalized digital marketing, and direct and digital agency services. This segment’s marketing services comprise agency, marketing technology, data, strategy and insights, traditional and digital marketing, and affiliate marketing services. The company’s Card Services segment offers credit card processing, billing and payment processing, customer care, and collections services for private label retailers, as well as private label and co-brand retail credit card, and loan receivables financing, such as securitization of the credit card receivables that it underwrites from its private label and co-brand retail credit card programs. This segment also designs and implements strategies that help its clients in acquiring, retaining, and managing repeat customers. The company serves financial services, specialty retail, grocery and drugstore chains, petroleum retail, automotive, hospitality and travel, telecommunications, insurance, and healthcare markets. Alliance Data Systems Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Corporate Governance

Alliance Data Systems Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 2, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.