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Stephanie Marks

Discovery Communications, Inc
Senior Vice President, Securities Law and Corporate Secretary
Silver Spring, MD, USA

Stephanie Marks is a Senior Vice President in the legal department of Discovery Communications, providing securities and governance advice and serving as the company’s corporate secretary.  On a day-to-day basis, Stephanie handles a broad range of matters, including executive compensation, financial disclosure questions and board governance.  Stephanie joined Discovery in June 2008 as Discovery was preparing to become a public company.  Discovery Communications reaches more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 200 countries, with 130 worldwide television networks led by Discovery Channel. 

Stephanie graduated from University of Maryland School of Law in 1993 and spent three years with the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  Stephanie also practiced with outside law firms, last as a partner with Hogan and Hartson (now Hogan Lovells) and worked as in-house securities counsel for Freddie Mac prior to joining Discovery.


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