David M. Zaslav

2018

In 2018, David M. Zaslav earned a total compensation of $129.4M as President and Chief Executive Officer at Discovery Communications, a 206% increase compared to previous year.

Compensation breakdown

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,000,000
Option Awards$102,107,461
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$14,839,655
Other$551,889
Total$129,449,005

Zaslav received $102.1M in option awards, accounting for 78.88% of the total pay in 2018.

Zaslav also received $9M in non-equity incentive plan, $3M in salary, $14.8M in stock awards and $551.9K in other compensation.

Overall ranking

Ranking

3

out of 11,130
Percentile100th

David M. Zaslav's 2018 compensation ranked 3rd out of 11,130 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Zaslav earned more than 100.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Ranking in industry group

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking

1

out of 71
Percentile99th

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Zaslav's pay ranked 1st out of 71 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Zaslav earned more than 98.6% of executives in this group.

Pay ratio

David M. Zaslav's Pay$129,449,005
Median Employee's Pay$85,704
Pay Ratio

1,510

to 1

In 2018, the annual total compensation of David M. Zaslav was $129,449,005.

The annual total compensation of the median employee at Discovery Communications was $85,704.

The ratio of David M. Zaslav's pay to the pay of median employee was therefore 1,510 to one.

Source: SEC filing on March 22, 2019.

Zaslav's colleagues

We found four more compensation records of executives who worked with David M. Zaslav at Discovery Communications in 2018.

2018

Bruce Campbell

Discovery Communications

Chief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer

2018

Jean-Briac Perrette

Discovery Communications

Chief Executive Officer

2018

Gunnar Wiedenfels

Discovery Communications

Chief Financial Officer

2018

Peter Faricy

Discovery Communications

Chief Executive Officer

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