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David W. Nelms

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,Discover Financial Services
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 56 board members in 5 different organizations across 6 different industries.

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55$8,505,928
As of Fiscal Year 2015

Background*

Mr. David W. Nelms has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Discover Bank since January 2009 and 2004 respectively. Mr. Nelms has been the Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial Services since 2004. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial Services at Morgan Stanley. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Discover Bank from 1998 to 2004. He served as Senior Executive of MBNA America Bank from 1992 to 1998. From ...

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Corporate Headquarters*

2500 Lake Cook Road
Riverwoods, Illinois 60015

United States

Phone: 224-405-0900
Fax: --

Board Members Memberships*

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Director
1998-Present
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
2014-Present
Independent Director
2015-Present
Director

Education*

MBA
Harvard Business School
BS
University of Florida

Other Affiliations*

Annual Compensation*

Salary$1,000,000
Total Annual Compensation$1,000,000

Stock Options*

Restricted Stock Awards$6,000,028
All Other Compensation$18,400
Exercisable Options45,315
Exercisable Options Value$1,220,786
Total Value of Options$1,220,786
Total Number of Options45,315

Total Compensation*

Total Annual Cash Compensation$2,505,900
Total Short Term Compensation$1,000,000
Other Long Term Compensation$6,018,428
Total Calculated Compensation$8,505,928
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