Discover Appoints Mark Zaeske to Chief Accounting Officer

Discover Financial Services has named Mark Zaeske senior vice president, finance, and chief accounting officer. Zaeske will oversee Discover’s accounting, external reporting, management reporting, corporate tax, and corporate procurement and payment services. He will report directly to Roy Guthrie, chief financial officer for Discover.

Previously, Zaeske was with JPMorgan Chase since 2003, where he served in a variety of positions, including as chief financial officer of the company’s worldwide securities services division, CFO of the treasury services division, and CFO of the commercial banking division. Most recently, Zaeske was the western hemisphere regional executive, treasury, liquidity and investment products at JPMorgan.

Prior to that, Zaeske was treasurer of AIG retirement savings from 2000 to 2003, and worked as an associate director and, later, assistant treasurer for Citigroup from 1996 to 2000.


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