Originally posted: http://www.jedinews.co.uk/news/news.aspx?newsID=24996
2015 may have been a great year for Star Wars and Lucasfilm but with subscription fears for ESPN hurting the Disney stock, even Bog Iger faced a fall in pay.
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger earned $44.9 million in 2015, down a bit from the $46.5 million he earned a year earlier.
In Disney’s fiscal year, which ended Oct. 3, Disney stock gained 18 percent.
Iger’s pay included his $2.5 million base salary, $22.3 million in non-equity incentives, $8.9 million in stock awards, $8.4 million in option awards and more.
His compensation, along with that of other top Disney executives, was disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday.
Thomas Staggs, who became COO in February, earned $20 million. Staggs is perceived the heir-apparent to Iger, whose contract expires June 30, 2018.
Christine McCarthy, who was named CFO in June, earned $7.1 million, while the executive she replaced, Jay Rasulo, was paid $15.1 million.Perhaps Lucasfilm’s performance in the late 2015 and early 2016 will see that performance rebound somewhat.
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