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.

Rankings

In 2008, John S. Hendricks' compensation ranked 19th out of 8,542 executive pay records tracked by us. In other words, Hendricks earned more than 99.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2008.

ClassificationRankingPercentile
All
19
out of 8,542
100th
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
Division
4
out of 799
100th
Communications
Major group
4
out of 236
98th
Cable And Other Pay Television Services
Industry group
2
out of 38
95th
Cable and Other Pay Television Services
Industry
2
out of 38
95th
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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