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Business Summary
Logo Discover Financial Service
Operates as a bank holding company

Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company.

It operates through its subsidiaries, Discover Bank and Discover Home Loans, Inc. The company operates through two segments: Direct Banking and Payment Services.

The Direct Banking segment includes consumer banking and lending products, specifically Discover-branded credit cards issued to individuals and small businesses on the Discover Network and other consumer banking products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home loans, prepaid cards and other consumer lending and deposit products.

The Payment Services segment includes PULSE, Diners Club and the company's network partners business, which includes credit, debit and prepaid cards issued on the Discover Network by third parties.

This segment also includes the business operations of Diners Club Italy, which primarily consist of issuing Diners Club charge cards.

Discover Financial Services was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Riverwoods, IL.

Number of employees : 14 676 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20132014Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Direct Banking9,04097.8%9,29698% +2.75%
Payment Services330.003.6%315.003.3% -4.76%
Sales per Regions
20132014Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States9,370101.3%9,611101.3% +2.51%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
David Nelms541998Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Roger Hochschild492004President & Chief Operating Officer
R. Mark Graf502011Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Glenn P. Schneider531993Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
Gregory Case522007Independent Director
Jeffrey S. Aronin, MBA472007Independent Director
Mary K. Bush, MBA662007Independent Director
Larry A. Weinbach752007Lead Independent Director
Michael H. Moskow, PhD772007Independent Director
Thomas Gus Maheras522008Independent Director
Shareholders
NameShares%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 23,867,762 5.39%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 19,199,916 4.34%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 18,430,970 4.17%
Robeco Investment Management, Inc. 10,928,231 2.47%
BlackRock Advisors LLC 9,645,571 2.18%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 6,886,489 1.56%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc. 6,280,729 1.42%
CI Investments, Inc. 6,128,750 1.39%
OppenheimerFunds, Inc. 5,544,264 1.25%
BlackRock Investment Management LLC 5,478,203 1.24%
Sector
Financials
Banking & Investment Services
 Banking Services
  Consumer Lending
   Consumer Lending - NEC
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Sector Consumer Lending
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Discover Financial Service : Connections
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The Executives Club of Chicago
The Student Loan Corp.
Illinois Council On Economic Education
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Loretto Hospital Foundation
Lafayette College
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Aon Re Worldwide, Inc.
Private Export Funding Corp.
Aon Foundation
Great Western Products Holdings LLC
Economic Club of Chicago
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
The Field Museum of Natural History
Northwestern Memorial Foundation
Aon UK Ltd.
Metropolis Strategies
Carnegie Hall Society, Inc.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co., Inc.
Paragon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
International Corp.
Marathon Pharmaceuticals LLC
Hoover Institution
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
Yankee Hill Capital Management LLC
Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center
Commonwealth Edison Co.
The Museum of Science & Industry
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
The University of Chicago Medical Center
The National Bureau of Economic Research
Bush International LLC
Education Corp. of America
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
Civic Consulting Alliance
Chicago Workforce Board
National Futures Association
Junior Achievement of Chicago
Northern Institutional Funds
Investment Company Institute
Edgewater Growth Capital Partners
The Financial Services Roundtable
Tegean Capital Management LLC
Company contact information
Discover Financial Services
2500 Lake Cook Road
Riverwoods, IL 60015

Phone : +1.224.405.0900
Web : www.discoverfinancial.com
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