David Calhoun

Nielsen Holdings

Chief Executive Officer

Overview

David Calhoun made an average of $12.3M in compensation at Nielsen Holdings from 2008 to 2013.

Annual data

2013

In 2013, David Calhoun earned a total compensation of $19.5M as Chief Executive Officer at Nielsen Holdings.

Ranking101 out of 12,009
Percentile99.2%

David Calhoun's 2013 compensation ranked 101st out of 12,009 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Calhoun earned more than 99.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking5 out of 290
Percentile98.3%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Calhoun's pay ranked 5th out of 290 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Calhoun earned more than 98.3% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,000,000
Option Awards$3,633,750
Salary$1,625,000
Stock Awards$11,202,622
Other$33,505
Total$19,494,877

Calhoun received $11.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 57.46% of total compensation.

Calhoun also received $3M in non-equity incentive plan, $3.6M in option awards, $1.6M in salary and $33.5K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, David Calhoun earned a total compensation of $13.9M as Chief Executive Officer at Nielsen Holdings.

Ranking207 out of 11,067
Percentile98.1%

David Calhoun's 2012 compensation ranked 207th out of 11,067 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Calhoun earned more than 98.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking4 out of 247
Percentile98.4%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Calhoun's pay ranked 4th out of 247 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Calhoun earned more than 98.4% of executives in this group.

Bonus$2,004,039
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,650,000
Option Awards$6,624,000
Salary$1,625,000
Other$22,250
Total$13,925,289

Calhoun received $6.6M in option awards, which accounts for 47.57% of total compensation.

Calhoun also received $2M in bonus, $3.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.6M in salary and $22.3K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, David Calhoun earned a total compensation of $14.5M as Chief Executive Officer at Nielsen Holdings.

Ranking157 out of 10,164
Percentile98.5%

David Calhoun's 2011 compensation ranked 157th out of 10,164 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Calhoun earned more than 98.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking3 out of 232
Percentile98.7%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Calhoun's pay ranked 3rd out of 232 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Calhoun earned more than 98.7% of executives in this group.

Bonus$2,004,039
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,750,000
Option Awards$7,078,500
Salary$1,625,000
Other$38,153
Total$14,495,692

Calhoun received $7.1M in option awards, which accounts for 48.83% of total compensation.

Calhoun also received $2M in bonus, $3.8M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.6M in salary and $38.2K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, David Calhoun earned a total compensation of $14.2M as Chief Executive Officer at Nielsen Holdings.

Ranking157 out of 9,654
Percentile98.4%

David Calhoun's 2010 compensation ranked 157th out of 9,654 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Calhoun earned more than 98.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking8 out of 218
Percentile96.3%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Calhoun's pay ranked 8th out of 218 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Calhoun earned more than 96.3% of executives in this group.

Bonus$8,004,039
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,375,000
Option Awards$1,195,000
Salary$1,625,000
Other$16,329
Total$14,215,368

Calhoun received $8M in bonus, which accounts for 56.31% of total compensation.

Calhoun also received $3.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.2M in option awards, $1.6M in salary and $16.3K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, David Calhoun earned a total compensation of $6.3M as Chief Executive Officer at Nielsen Holdings.

Ranking483 out of 8,889
Percentile94.6%

David Calhoun's 2009 compensation ranked 483rd out of 8,889 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Calhoun earned more than 94.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking16 out of 212
Percentile92.5%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Calhoun's pay ranked 16th out of 212 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Calhoun earned more than 92.5% of executives in this group.

Bonus$2,004,039
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,500,000
Salary$1,687,500
Other$134,682
Total$6,326,221

Calhoun received $2.5M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 39.52% of total compensation.

Calhoun also received $2M in bonus, $1.7M in salary and $134.7K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, David Calhoun earned a total compensation of $5.5M as Chief Executive Officer at Nielsen Holdings.

Ranking655 out of 7,933
Percentile91.7%

David Calhoun's 2008 compensation ranked 655th out of 7,933 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Calhoun earned more than 91.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking21 out of 176
Percentile88.1%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Calhoun's pay ranked 21st out of 176 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Calhoun earned more than 88.1% of executives in this group.

Bonus$2,004,039
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,650,000
Salary$1,600,962
Other$199,005
Total$5,454,006

Calhoun received $2M in bonus, which accounts for 36.74% of total compensation.

Calhoun also received $1.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.6M in salary and $199K in other compensation.