Discovery Communications

Industry group: Cable And Other Pay Television Services

Headquarters: Maryland

Overview

Average pay of disclosed executives at Discovery Communications

Annual data

2018

On March 22, 2019, Discovery Communications reported executive compensation for fiscal year 2018.

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$129,449,005
Gunnar WiedenfelsChief Financial Officer$6,646,436
Bruce L. CampbellChief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer$12,344,995
Jean-Briac PerrettePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery International$8,490,907
Peter FaricyChief Executive Officer, Global Direct to Consumer$4,827,963

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $129,449,005 in total.

In addition, Bruce L. Campbell — Chief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer — received a total compensation of $12,344,995; Jean-Briac Perrette received $8,490,907; Gunnar Wiedenfels received $6,646,436; Peter Faricy received $4,827,963.

The company's median employee pay was $85,704.

2017

On March 28, 2018, Discovery Communications reported executive compensation for fiscal year 2017.

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$42,247,984
Gunnar WiedenfelsChief Financial Officer$5,998,304
Bruce L. CampbellChief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer$7,756,622
Jean-Briac PerrettePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Networks International$8,232,071
Paul GuagliardoFormer Chief Commercial Officer$5,980,425
Andrew WarrenFormer Chief Financial Officer$2,929,397

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $42,247,984 in total.

In addition, Jean-Briac Perrette — President and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Networks International — received a total compensation of $8,232,071; Bruce L. Campbell received $7,756,622; Gunnar Wiedenfels received $5,998,304; Paul Guagliardo received $5,980,425; Andrew Warren received $2,929,397.

2016

On April 5, 2017, Discovery Communications reported executive compensation for fiscal year 2016.

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$37,192,354
Andrew WarrenChief Financial Officer$2,996,894
Bruce L. CampbellChief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer$6,667,733
Jean-Briac PerrettePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Networks International$11,592,754
Paul GuagliardoChief Commercial Officer$4,645,866

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $37,192,354 in total.

In addition, Jean-Briac Perrette — President and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Networks International — received a total compensation of $11,592,754; Bruce L. Campbell received $6,667,733; Paul Guagliardo received $4,645,866; Andrew Warren received $2,996,894.

2015

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$32,377,346
Andrew WarrenChief Financial Officer$5,002,713
Bruce L. CampbellChief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer$6,847,291
Jean-Briac PerrettePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Networks International$7,425,116
Adria Alpert RommChief Human Resources and Global Diversity Officer$2,481,524

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $32,377,346 in total.

In addition, Jean-Briac Perrette — President and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Networks International — received a total compensation of $7,425,116; Bruce L. Campbell received $6,847,291; Andrew Warren received $5,002,713; Adria Alpert Romm received $2,481,524.

2014

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$156,077,912
Andrew WarrenChief Financial Officer$6,963,321
Bruce L. CampbellChief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer$7,617,180
Jean-Briac PerrettePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Networks International$4,904,869
Adria Alpert RommChief Human Resources and Global Diversity Officer$2,132,258
John S. HendricksFounder and Former Chairman$6,455,464

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $156,077,912 in total.

In addition, Bruce L. Campbell — Chief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer — received a total compensation of $7,617,180; Andrew Warren received $6,963,321; John S. Hendricks received $6,455,464; Jean-Briac Perrette received $4,904,869; Adria Alpert Romm received $2,132,258.

2013

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$33,349,798
Andrew WarrenChief Financial Officer$4,394,526
Bruce L. CampbellChief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer$5,078,073
John S. HendricksFounder and Former Chairman$7,837,949

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $33,349,798 in total.

In addition, John S. Hendricks — Founder and Former Chairman — received a total compensation of $7,837,949; Bruce L. Campbell received $5,078,073; Andrew Warren received $4,394,526.

2012

On April 2, 2013, Discovery Communications reported executive compensation for fiscal year 2012.

NamePositionCompensationDetails
Mark G. HollingerPresident and CEO, Discovery Networks International$6,093,011
Bradley E. SingerFormer Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$328,779
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$49,932,867
Andrew WarrenChief Financial Officer$3,779,035
Bruce L. CampbellChief Development and Digital Officer, and General Counsel$3,664,943
John S. HendricksFounder and Former Chairman$1,832,579

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $49,932,867 in total.

In addition, Mark G. Hollinger — President and CEO, Discovery Networks International — received a total compensation of $6,093,011; Andrew Warren received $3,779,035; Bruce L. Campbell received $3,664,943; John S. Hendricks received $1,832,579; Bradley E. Singer received $328,779.

2011

On March 30, 2012, Discovery Communications reported executive compensation for fiscal year 2011.

NamePositionCompensationDetails
Peter LiguoriFormer Chief Operating Officer$4,801,937
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$52,404,119
Mark G. HollingerPresident and CEO, Discovery Networks International$5,519,360
Bruce L. CampbellSenior Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer and General Counsel$3,059,175
John S. HendricksExecutive Chairman$8,892,083
Bradley E. SingerFormer Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$4,198,887

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $52,404,119 in total.

In addition, John S. Hendricks — Executive Chairman — received a total compensation of $8,892,083; Mark G. Hollinger received $5,519,360; Peter Liguori received $4,801,937; Bradley E. Singer received $4,198,887; Bruce L. Campbell received $3,059,175.

2010

NamePositionCompensationDetails
Peter LiguoriFormer Chief Operating Officer$4,932,555
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$42,589,296
Mark G. HollingerPresident and CEO, Discovery Networks International$5,602,717
Bruce L. CampbellSenior Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer and General Counsel$3,383,759
John S. HendricksExecutive Chairman$9,546,425
Bradley E. SingerFormer Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$4,079,895

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $42,589,296 in total.

In addition, John S. Hendricks — Executive Chairman — received a total compensation of $9,546,425; Mark G. Hollinger received $5,602,717; Peter Liguori received $4,932,555; Bradley E. Singer received $4,079,895; Bruce L. Campbell received $3,383,759.

2009

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$11,655,850
Bradley E. SingerSenior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$5,759,242
John S. HendricksFounder and Chairman of the Board$17,297,508
Mark G. HollingerPresident and CEO, Discovery Networks International$6,089,977
Bruce L. CampbellPresident, Digital Media & Corporate Development$3,063,161

John S. Hendricks — Founder and Chairman of the Board — received the highest compensation: $17,297,508 in total.

In addition, David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received a total compensation of $11,655,850; Mark G. Hollinger received $6,089,977; Bradley E. Singer received $5,759,242; Bruce L. Campbell received $3,063,161.

2008

NamePositionCompensationDetails
Bruce L. CampbellPresident, Digital Media & Corporate Development$2,406,489
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$7,870,330
Bradley E. SingerSenior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$5,349,742
John S. HendricksFounder and Chairman of the Board$38,107,601
Mark G. HollingerPresident and CEO, Discovery Networks International$5,013,579

John S. Hendricks — Founder and Chairman of the Board — received the highest compensation: $38,107,601 in total.

In addition, David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received a total compensation of $7,870,330; Bradley E. Singer received $5,349,742; Mark G. Hollinger received $5,013,579; Bruce L. Campbell received $2,406,489.

2007

NamePositionCompensationDetails
David M. ZaslavPresident and Chief Executive Officer$22,338,937
John S. HendricksFounder and Chairman of the Board$12,025,776
Mark G. HollingerSenior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$3,430,906
Bruce L. CampbellPresident, Digital Media & Corporate Development$5,854,743

David M. Zaslav — President and Chief Executive Officer — received the highest compensation: $22,338,937 in total.

In addition, John S. Hendricks — Founder and Chairman of the Board — received a total compensation of $12,025,776; Bruce L. Campbell received $5,854,743; Mark G. Hollinger received $3,430,906.