Sep. 24, 2015

Discover Customer Service Centers Recognized For Training And Development And Marketing Strategies

RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2015-- Discover received honors in four categories at the 2015 Call Center Week Excellence Awards Conference and Expo presented by the International Quality & Productivity Center.

For the second consecutive year, Discover won first place in the Best Training and Development Program award, which honors companies that integrate learning and development into short- and long-term goals. Additionally, Discover was named the top winner in the Best Marketing Team that Supports CS category, which recognizes companies that are creating personalized, meaningful customer experiences that meet or exceed the company’s expectations. Discover was runner up for Best Use of Voice of the Customer and Best IT team categories.

“Everything we do revolves around our commitment to customers and meeting their needs, providing the best possible customer experience," said Jim Panzarino, EVP & President, Credit and Card Operations at Discover. “We are proud that IQPC has recognized our customer service efforts and will continue to look for innovative ways to deliver an exceptional customer experience.”

“Discover Financial Services truly understands the value a call center plays in achieving higher levels of customer experience," said Lisa Schulman, Executive Producer, Call Center Week. “I would like to congratulate Discover Financial Services on winning two awards.”

Winners were announced at the 16th Annual Call Center Week Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. Call Center Week Excellence Awards honor the most innovative call center solutions and individuals over the past year.

IQPC provides business executives around the world with tailored practical conferences, large-scale events, topical seminars and in-house training programs, keeping them up-to-date with industry trends, technological developments and the regulatory landscape. Please visit for more information.

About Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit

Source: Discover Financial Services

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