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Last $58.27 USD
Change Today -0.77 / -1.30%
Volume 3.7M
DFS On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
Berlin
As of 8:04 PM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

Executive Profile*

David W. Nelms

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Discover Financial Services
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 31 board members in 5 different organizations across 6 different industries.

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53$8,671,740
As of Fiscal Year 2014

Background*

Mr. David W. Nelms has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Discover Bank since January 2009 and 2004 respectively. Mr. Nelms served as Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial Services since 2004. 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 1990 to 1991, Mr. Nelms was a Senior Product Manager for Progressive Insurance. He served ...

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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
Director, Member of Audit Committee and Member of Nominating & Governance Committee
1998-Present
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
2014-Present
Independent Director, Member of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and Member of Audit Committee

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$6,050,004
All Other Compensation$79,259
Exercisable Options45,315
Exercisable Options Value$1,758,675
Total Value of Options$1,758,675
Total Number of Options45,315

Total Compensation*

Total Annual Cash Compensation$2,579,259
Total Short Term Compensation$1,000,000
Other Long Term Compensation$6,129,263
Total Calculated Compensation$8,671,740
*Data is at least as current as the most recent Definitive Proxy.
 

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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