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.

Rankings

In 2018, David M. Zaslav's compensation ranked 3rd out of 11,352 executive pay records tracked by us. In other words, Zaslav earned more than 100.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

ClassificationRankingPercentile
All
3
out of 11,352
100th
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
Division
1
out of 703
100th
Communications
Major group
1
out of 214
100th
Cable And Other Pay Television Services
Industry group
1
out of 71
99th
Cable and Other Pay Television Services
Industry
1
out of 71
99th

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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