October 25, 2014 7:38 PM ET

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Company Overview of Discovery Communications, LLC

Company Overview

Discovery Communications, LLC operates as a media and entertainment company and operates several television broadcasting stations. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Discovery Communications, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Discovery Communications Holding, LLC.

1 Discovery Place

Silver Spring, MD 20910

United States

Founded in 1991

Phone:

240-662-2000

Fax:

240-662-1868

Key Executives for Discovery Communications, LLC

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President
Age: 48
Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Communications Holding LLC and President of Discovery Communications Holding LLC
Age: 54
Executive Vice President of Global Production Management and Business Affairs
Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 52
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Discovery Communications, LLC Key Developments

Discovery Communications, LLC Appoints Bruce Campbell as Company's Chief Development and Digital Media Officer and General Counsel

On August 8, 2014, Discovery Communications, LLC entered into an employment agreement with Bruce Campbell, the company's current Chief Development Officer and General Counsel. Pursuant to the Employment Agreement, Mr. Campbell will serve as the Company's Chief Development and Digital Media Officer and General Counsel. In this role, Mr. Campbell will have primary responsibility for corporate development, digital media, legal, business affairs and production management. The term of the Employment Agreement is effective as of August 1, 2014 and runs through August 1, 2018. The parties may agree to renew the Employment Agreement. If the company desires to renew the Employment Agreement, the company must notify Mr. Campbell to that effect, in writing, no later than 120 days prior to the end of the term of the Employment Agreement. If the company does not make a Qualifying Renewal Offer, Mr. Campbell will be eligible for severance payments in connection with his termination. If the company does make a Qualifying Renewal Offer and Mr. Campbell declines the offer, Mr. Campbell will not be eligible for severance payments, but will be eligible for a noncompetition payment.

Discovery Communications Promotes John Honeycutt to Chief Technology Officer

Discovery Communications has promoted John Honeycutt to chief technology officer. Honeycutt most recently served as Executive vice president and COO for Discovery Networks International, based in London. In the newly created position, Honeycutt will lead Discovery's consolidated IT, media technology, production and operations functions globally. He will be charged with developing a long-term technology roadmap to enable Discovery's growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services. Andy Warren, CFO for Discovery Communications, to whom Honeycutt will report. Most recently, as Executive vice president and COO for Discovery Networks International, Honeycutt led the operational structure of Discovery's growing international business operations across more than 220 countries and territories. He will be based at Discovery's world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Discovery Communications, LLC Appoints Kurt Wehner as Chief Accounting Officer

On November 13, 2012, Discovery Communications, LLC announced that Kurt Wehner was appointed to serve as the Company's Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Wehner, age 50, joined the Company in September 2011, as its Vice President, Corporate Accounting and was named Senior Vice President, Corporate Accounting in March 2012.

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