David M. Zaslav

2019

In 2019, David M. Zaslav earned a total compensation of $45.8M as President and Chief Executive Officer at Discovery Communications, a 65% decrease compared to previous year.

Compensation breakdown

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$21,763,500
Option Awards$6,954,772
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$13,451,226
Other$674,414
Total$45,843,912

Zaslav received $21.8M in non-equity incentive plan, accounting for 47.47% of the total pay in 2019.

Zaslav also received $7M in option awards, $3M in salary, $13.5M in stock awards and $674.4K in other compensation.

Rankings

In 2019, David M. Zaslav's compensation ranked 11th out of 11,058 executives tracked by ExecPay. In other words, Zaslav earned more than 99.9% of executives.

ClassificationRankingPercentile
All
11
out of 11,058
100th
Division
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
2
out of 698
100th
Major group
Communications
2
out of 207
99th
Industry group
Cable And Other Pay Television Services
2
out of 60
97th
Industry
Cable and Other Pay Television Services
2
out of 60
97th

Pay ratio

David M. Zaslav's Pay$45,843,912
Median Employee's Pay$79,343
Pay Ratio

578

to 1

In 2019, the annual total compensation of David M. Zaslav was $45,843,912.

The annual total compensation of the median employee at Discovery Communications was $79,343.

The ratio of David M. Zaslav's pay to the pay of median employee was therefore 578 to one.

Source: SEC filing on April 29, 2020.

Zaslav's colleagues

We found four more compensation records of executives who worked with David M. Zaslav at Discovery Communications in 2019.

2019

Jean-Briac Perrette

Discovery Communications

Chief Executive Officer

2019

Bruce Campbell

Discovery Communications

Chief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer

2019

Gunnar Wiedenfels

Discovery Communications

Chief Financial Officer

2019

Peter Faricy

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