Donald R. Knauss

Clorox

Former Executive Chairman and Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

Donald R. Knauss made an average of $8.5M in compensation at Clorox from 2007 to 2015.

Annual data

2015

In 2015, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $5.9M as Former Executive Chairman and Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking1,266 out of 13,577
Percentile90.7%

Donald R. Knauss' 2015 compensation ranked 1,266th out of 13,577 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 90.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking11 out of 42
Percentile73.8%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 11th out of 42 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Knauss earned more than 73.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,698,979
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,851,430
Salary$1,154,423
Other$201,785
Total$5,906,617

Knauss received $2.9M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 48.28% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $1.7M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.2M in salary and $201.8K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $8.9M as Former Executive Chairman and Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking633 out of 12,912
Percentile95.1%

Donald R. Knauss' 2014 compensation ranked 633rd out of 12,912 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 95.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking6 out of 40
Percentile85.0%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 6th out of 40 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Knauss earned more than 85.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,628,105
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$420,210
Option Awards$2,700,006
Salary$1,154,424
Stock Awards$2,699,867
Other$347,274
Total$8,949,886

Knauss received $2.7M in option awards, which accounts for 30.17% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $1.6M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $420.2K in non-equity incentive plan, $1.2M in salary, $2.7M in stock awards and $347.3K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $10.7M as Former Executive Chairman and Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking354 out of 12,019
Percentile97.1%

Donald R. Knauss' 2013 compensation ranked 354th out of 12,019 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 97.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking3 out of 40
Percentile92.5%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 3rd out of 40 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,790,104
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,916,790
Option Awards$2,699,456
Salary$1,150,000
Stock Awards$2,699,798
Other$464,916
Total$10,721,064

Knauss received $2.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 25.18% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $1.8M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.9M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.7M in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $464.9K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $11.5M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking320 out of 11,074
Percentile97.1%

Donald R. Knauss' 2012 compensation ranked 320th out of 11,074 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 97.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking3 out of 39
Percentile92.3%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 3rd out of 39 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Knauss earned more than 92.3% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,978,367
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,740,220
Option Awards$2,625,111
Salary$1,154,423
Stock Awards$2,625,408
Other$334,860
Total$11,458,389

Knauss received $2.7M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 23.91% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $2M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.6M in option awards, $1.2M in salary, $2.6M in stock awards and $334.9K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $9.2M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking420 out of 10,193
Percentile95.9%

Donald R. Knauss' 2011 compensation ranked 420th out of 10,193 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 95.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking3 out of 32
Percentile90.6%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 3rd out of 32 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Knauss earned more than 90.6% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,812,176
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$732,550
Option Awards$2,625,018
Salary$1,135,385
Stock Awards$2,625,295
Other$246,354
Total$9,176,778

Knauss received $2.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 28.61% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $1.8M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $732.6K in non-equity incentive plan, $2.6M in option awards, $1.1M in salary and $246.4K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $9.9M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking330 out of 9,681
Percentile96.6%

Donald R. Knauss' 2010 compensation ranked 330th out of 9,681 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 96.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking3 out of 29
Percentile89.7%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 3rd out of 29 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Knauss earned more than 89.7% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,623,151
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,967,250
Option Awards$2,500,005
Salary$1,075,000
Stock Awards$2,500,108
Other$201,851
Total$9,867,365

Knauss received $2.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 25.34% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $1.6M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.5M in option awards, $1.1M in salary and $201.9K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $8.2M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking313 out of 8,941
Percentile96.5%

Donald R. Knauss' 2009 compensation ranked 313th out of 8,941 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 96.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking5 out of 26
Percentile80.8%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 5th out of 26 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Knauss earned more than 80.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$731,445
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,284,480
Option Awards$2,545,798
Salary$1,056,250
Stock Awards$2,408,997
Other$217,256
Total$8,244,586

Knauss received $2.5M in option awards, which accounts for 30.88% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $731.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.1M in salary, $2.4M in stock awards and $217.3K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $6.5M as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking493 out of 8,016
Percentile93.8%

Donald R. Knauss' 2008 compensation ranked 493rd out of 8,016 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 93.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking4 out of 29
Percentile86.2%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 4th out of 29 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Knauss earned more than 86.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$526,244
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,380,000
Option Awards$1,443,716
Salary$987,500
Stock Awards$1,949,179
Other$254,846
Total$6,541,485

Knauss received $1.9M in stock awards, which accounts for 29.80% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $526.2K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.4M in option awards, $987.5K in salary and $254.8K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, Donald R. Knauss earned a total compensation of $5.2M as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Clorox.

Ranking711 out of 7,304
Percentile90.3%

Donald R. Knauss' 2007 compensation ranked 711th out of 7,304 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knauss earned more than 90.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupSoap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
Ranking6 out of 33
Percentile81.8%

In the industry group of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Knauss' pay ranked 6th out of 33 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Knauss earned more than 81.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$434,567
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$770,859
Option Awards$989,632
Salary$712,500
Stock Awards$1,592,500
Other$716,042
Total$5,216,100

Knauss received $1.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 30.53% of total compensation.

Knauss also received $434.6K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $770.9K in non-equity incentive plan, $989.6K in option awards, $712.5K in salary and $716K in other compensation.