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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. 23,903,022 5.49%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 17,928,362 4.12%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 17,609,031 4.05%
Robeco Investment Management, Inc. 11,517,952 2.65%
BlackRock Advisors LLC 8,173,050 1.88%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. 7,253,144 1.67%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) 6,445,000 1.48%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 6,274,802 1.44%
CI Investments, Inc. 6,247,570 1.44%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc. 5,874,255 1.35%
Sector
Financials
Banking & Investment Services
 Banking Services
  Consumer Lending
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Sector Consumer Lending
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Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Chicago Workforce Board
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Aon Foundation
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Economic Club of Chicago
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The Field Museum of Natural History
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Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center
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The Museum of Science & Industry
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
The University of Chicago Medical Center
The National Bureau of Economic Research
The Commercial Club of Chicago
Education Corp. of America
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Northern Institutional Funds
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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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