Roger C. Hochschild is Chief Executive Officer and President of Discover, and a member of the Board of Directors. He is responsible for all company operations, including Discover’s direct banking services: credit cards, loans and deposit products; and the Discover Global Network, comprised of the Discover Network (with millions of merchant and cash access locations), PULSE (a leading ATM/debit network), and Diners Club International (a global payments network with acceptance in more than 200 countries and territories).
Mr. Hochschild joined Discover in 1998. Prior to assuming responsibilities as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2004, he was Chief Administrative and Strategic Officer of Morgan Stanley, Discover’s then parent company, for three years. Before coming to Discover, Mr. Hochschild worked for MBNA America and the consulting firm Booz-Allen & Hamilton.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Mr. Hochschild serves on the board of directors for Metropolitan Family Services and Chicago Public Media, and is on the Advisory Board of the Tuck School of Business. He is also a member of the board of directors for Principal Financial Group and The Executives’ Club of Chicago.