John S. Hendricks

2008

In 2008, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $38.1M as Founder and Chairman of the Board at Discovery Communications, a 217% increase compared to previous year.

Compensation breakdown

Bonus$800,000
Option Awards$36,066,998
Salary$1,000,000
Other$240,603
Total$38,107,601

Hendricks received $36.1M in option awards, accounting for 94.65% of the total pay in 2008.

Hendricks also received $800K in bonus, $1M in salary and $240.6K in other compensation.

Overall ranking

Ranking

19

out of 8,343
Percentile100th

John S. Hendricks' 2008 compensation ranked 19th out of 8,343 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 99.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2008.

Ranking in industry group

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking

2

out of 38
Percentile95th

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 2nd out of 38 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Hendricks earned more than 94.7% of executives in this group.

Source: SEC filing on April 4, 2011.

Hendricks' colleagues

We found four more compensation records of executives who worked with John S. Hendricks at Discovery Communications in 2008.

2008

David Zaslav

Discovery Communications

Chief Executive Officer

2008

Bradley Singer

Discovery Communications

Chief Financial Officer

2008

Mark Hollinger

Discovery Communications

Chief Executive Officer

2008

Bruce Campbell

Discovery Communications

President, Digital Media & Corporate Development

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