DISCA - Discovery, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD

Discovery, Inc.

One Discovery Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
United States
240-662-2000
http://corporate.discovery.com

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryMedia - Diversified
Full Time Employees9,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. David M. ZaslavPres, CEO & Director12.55MN/A1960
Dr. Gunnar WiedenfelsChief Financial Officer3.61MN/A1977
Mr. Bruce L. CampbellChief Devel., Distribution & Legal Officer5.6M381.63k1967
Mr. Peter T. FaricyChief Exec. Officer of Global Direct-to-Consumer1.82MN/A1966
Mr. Jean-Briac PerretteCEO & Pres of Discovery Networks International5.2M514.22k1971
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.

Description

Discovery, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates through two segments, U.S. Networks and International Networks. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel, MotorTrend, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, TVN, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Discovery Family Channel, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, Discovery en Espanol, Discovery Familia, Great American Country, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, Discovery Kids, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks. Its content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, home, food and travel, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. The company also operates production studios that develop and produce content; and digital products and Websites. It provides content through various distribution platforms comprising pay-television, free-to-air and broadcast television, authenticated GO applications, digital distribution arrangements, and content licensing agreements, as well as various platforms that include brand-aligned Websites, online streaming, mobile devices, video on demand, and broadband channels. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated approximately 400 distribution feeds in 50 languages internationally. Discovery, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Corporate Governance

Discovery, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 10.

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.