Gale E. Klappa

WEC Energy Group

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

Gale E. Klappa made an average of $11.2M in compensation at WEC Energy Group from 2006 to 2015.

Annual data

2015

In 2015, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $13.8M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking275 out of 13,574
Percentile98.0%

Gale E. Klappa's 2015 compensation ranked 275th out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Klappa earned more than 98.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking1 out of 97
Percentile99.0%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 1st out of 97 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Klappa earned more than 99.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,573,492
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,454,116
Option Awards$809,646
Salary$1,324,739
Stock Awards$5,388,193
Other$276,582
Total$13,826,768

Klappa received $5.4M in stock awards, which accounts for 38.97% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $2.6M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.5M in non-equity incentive plan, $809.6K in option awards, $1.3M in salary and $276.6K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $12.5M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking339 out of 12,876
Percentile97.4%

Gale E. Klappa's 2014 compensation ranked 339th out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Klappa earned more than 97.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking3 out of 97
Percentile96.9%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 3rd out of 97 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Klappa earned more than 96.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,647,425
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,289,058
Option Awards$1,061,898
Salary$1,283,040
Stock Awards$3,969,744
Other$246,641
Total$12,497,806

Klappa received $4M in stock awards, which accounts for 31.76% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $2.6M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.1M in option awards, $1.3M in salary and $246.6K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $9.8M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking424 out of 11,965
Percentile96.5%

Gale E. Klappa's 2013 compensation ranked 424th out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking5 out of 90
Percentile94.4%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 5th out of 90 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Klappa earned more than 94.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$29,170
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,097,587
Option Awards$1,443,747
Salary$1,243,256
Stock Awards$3,727,719
Other$229,347
Total$9,770,826

Klappa received $3.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 38.15% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $29.2K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.4M in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $229.3K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $13.1M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of WEC, WE and WG President of WE and WG at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking233 out of 10,949
Percentile97.9%

Gale E. Klappa's 2012 compensation ranked 233rd out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Klappa earned more than 97.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking2 out of 96
Percentile97.9%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 2nd out of 96 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Klappa earned more than 97.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$3,938,995
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,951,811
Option Awards$763,287
Salary$1,209,393
Stock Awards$3,991,025
Other$223,467
Total$13,077,978

Klappa received $4M in stock awards, which accounts for 30.52% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $3.9M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3M in non-equity incentive plan, $763.3K in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $223.5K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $11.3M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of WEC, WE and WG President of WE and WG at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking282 out of 10,038
Percentile97.2%

Gale E. Klappa's 2011 compensation ranked 282nd out of 10,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Klappa earned more than 97.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking1 out of 77
Percentile98.7%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 1st out of 77 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$3,041,481
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,724,879
Option Awards$341,469
Salary$1,174,168
Stock Awards$3,849,042
Other$215,408
Total$11,346,447

Klappa received $3.8M in stock awards, which accounts for 33.92% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $3M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $341.5K in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $215.4K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $10.3M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of WEC, WE and WG at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking296 out of 9,480
Percentile96.9%

Gale E. Klappa's 2010 compensation ranked 296th out of 9,480 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Klappa earned more than 96.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking1 out of 78
Percentile98.7%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 1st out of 78 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,399,257
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,462,868
Option Awards$393,835
Salary$1,129,008
Stock Awards$3,716,818
Other$214,033
Total$10,315,819

Klappa received $3.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 36.03% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $2.4M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.5M in non-equity incentive plan, $393.8K in option awards, $1.1M in salary and $214K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $11.6M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of WEC, WE and WG at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking154 out of 8,716
Percentile98.2%

Gale E. Klappa's 2009 compensation ranked 154th out of 8,716 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Klappa earned more than 98.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking1 out of 91
Percentile98.9%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 1st out of 91 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Klappa earned more than 98.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,450,367
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,286,241
Option Awards$2,309,953
Salary$1,129,008
Stock Awards$3,191,032
Other$212,627
Total$11,579,228

Klappa received $3.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 27.56% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $2.5M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.3M in option awards, $1.1M in salary and $212.6K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $9.4M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of WEC, WE and WG at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking268 out of 7,736
Percentile96.5%

Gale E. Klappa's 2008 compensation ranked 268th out of 7,736 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking3 out of 93
Percentile96.8%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 3rd out of 93 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Klappa earned more than 96.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,328,616
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,328,579
Option Awards$2,946,000
Salary$1,129,008
Stock Awards$1,441,050
Other$261,040
Total$9,434,293

Klappa received $2.9M in option awards, which accounts for 31.23% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $1.3M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.1M in salary, $1.4M in stock awards and $261K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $11.9M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of WEC, WE and WG at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking184 out of 6,999
Percentile97.4%

Gale E. Klappa's 2007 compensation ranked 184th out of 6,999 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Klappa earned more than 97.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking1 out of 79
Percentile98.7%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 1st out of 79 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$4,700,118
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,177,596
Option Awards$2,471,520
Salary$1,075,356
Stock Awards$1,289,385
Other$223,749
Total$11,937,724

Klappa received $4.7M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, which accounts for 39.37% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $2.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.5M in option awards, $1.1M in salary, $1.3M in stock awards and $223.7K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, Gale E. Klappa earned a total compensation of $7.9M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of WEC, WE and WG at WEC Energy Group.

Ranking265 out of 5,372
Percentile95.1%

Gale E. Klappa's 2006 compensation ranked 265th out of 5,372 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCombination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility
Ranking5 out of 51
Percentile90.2%

In the industry group of Combination Electric And Gas, And Other Utility, Klappa's pay ranked 5th out of 51 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

Klappa earned more than 90.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,838,928
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,060,250
Option Awards$1,422,493
Salary$1,005,000
Stock Awards$1,392,112
Other$209,828
Total$7,928,611

Klappa received $2.1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 25.99% of total compensation.

Klappa also received $1.8M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.4M in option awards, $1M in salary, $1.4M in stock awards and $209.8K in other compensation.