Larry J. Merlo

CVS Health

President and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

Larry J. Merlo made an average of $23.6M in compensation at CVS Health from 2012 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Larry J. Merlo earned a total compensation of $21.9M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health.

Ranking98 out of 10,923
Percentile99.1%

Larry J. Merlo's 2018 compensation ranked 98th out of 10,923 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Merlo earned more than 99.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupDrug Stores And Proprietary Stores
Ranking1 out of 12
Percentile91.7%

In the industry group of Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores, Merlo's pay ranked 1st out of 12 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Merlo earned more than 91.7% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$6,142,000
Option Awards$3,374,995
Salary$1,630,000
Stock Awards$10,124,947
Other$667,156
Total$21,939,098

Merlo received $10.1M in stock awards, which accounts for 46.15% of total compensation.

Merlo also received $6.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $3.4M in option awards, $1.6M in salary and $667.2K in other compensation.

2017

In 2017, Larry J. Merlo earned a total compensation of $12.3M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health.

Ranking404 out of 13,772
Percentile97.1%

Larry J. Merlo's 2017 compensation ranked 404th out of 13,772 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupDrug Stores And Proprietary Stores
Ranking3 out of 23
Percentile87.0%

In the industry group of Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores, Merlo's pay ranked 3rd out of 23 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Merlo earned more than 87.0% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,118,800
Option Awards$3,374,998
Salary$1,630,000
Stock Awards$3,374,960
Other$754,106
Total$12,252,864

Merlo received $3.4M in option awards, which accounts for 27.54% of total compensation.

Merlo also received $3.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.6M in salary, $3.4M in stock awards and $754.1K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Larry J. Merlo earned a total compensation of $18.4M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health.

Ranking152 out of 14,038
Percentile98.9%

Larry J. Merlo's 2016 compensation ranked 152nd out of 14,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Merlo earned more than 98.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupDrug Stores And Proprietary Stores
Ranking2 out of 29
Percentile93.1%

In the industry group of Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores, Merlo's pay ranked 2nd out of 29 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Merlo earned more than 93.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$7,882,000
Option Awards$3,999,990
Salary$1,630,000
Stock Awards$3,999,931
Other$847,456
Total$18,359,377

Merlo received $7.9M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 42.93% of total compensation.

Merlo also received $4M in option awards, $1.6M in salary, $4M in stock awards and $847.5K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, Larry J. Merlo earned a total compensation of $28.9M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health.

Ranking40 out of 13,586
Percentile99.7%

Larry J. Merlo's 2015 compensation ranked 40th out of 13,586 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Merlo earned more than 99.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupDrug Stores And Proprietary Stores
Ranking1 out of 30
Percentile96.7%

In the industry group of Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores, Merlo's pay ranked 1st out of 30 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Merlo earned more than 96.7% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$6,087,680
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,692,596
Option Awards$3,999,993
Salary$1,560,000
Stock Awards$6,749,900
Other$852,885
Total$28,943,054

Merlo received $9.7M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 33.49% of total compensation.

Merlo also received $6.1M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4M in option awards, $1.6M in salary, $6.7M in stock awards and $852.9K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Larry J. Merlo earned a total compensation of $32.4M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health.

Ranking44 out of 12,932
Percentile99.7%

Larry J. Merlo's 2014 compensation ranked 44th out of 12,932 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Merlo earned more than 99.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupDrug Stores And Proprietary Stores
Ranking1 out of 18
Percentile94.4%

In the industry group of Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores, Merlo's pay ranked 1st out of 18 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$8,065,273
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$11,465,052
Option Awards$3,999,998
Salary$1,350,000
Stock Awards$6,749,996
Other$720,414
Total$32,350,733

Merlo received $11.5M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 35.44% of total compensation.

Merlo also received $8.1M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4M in option awards, $1.4M in salary, $6.7M in stock awards and $720.4K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Larry J. Merlo earned a total compensation of $31.3M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health.

Ranking30 out of 12,071
Percentile99.8%

Larry J. Merlo's 2013 compensation ranked 30th out of 12,071 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Merlo earned more than 99.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupDrug Stores And Proprietary Stores
Ranking1 out of 11
Percentile90.9%

In the industry group of Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores, Merlo's pay ranked 1st out of 11 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Merlo earned more than 90.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$8,467,509
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$8,501,412
Option Awards$4,000,002
Salary$1,337,500
Stock Awards$6,750,048
Other$2,273,691
Total$31,330,162

Merlo received $8.5M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 27.13% of total compensation.

Merlo also received $8.5M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4M in option awards, $1.3M in salary, $6.8M in stock awards and $2.3M in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Larry J. Merlo earned a total compensation of $20.3M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health.

Ranking91 out of 11,145
Percentile99.2%

Larry J. Merlo's 2012 compensation ranked 91st out of 11,145 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Merlo earned more than 99.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupDrug Stores And Proprietary Stores
Ranking1 out of 5
Percentile80.0%

In the industry group of Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores, Merlo's pay ranked 1st out of 5 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Merlo earned more than 80.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,210,254
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$6,373,092
Option Awards$3,750,001
Salary$1,287,500
Stock Awards$6,500,004
Other$209,246
Total$20,330,097

Merlo received $6.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 31.97% of total compensation.

Merlo also received $2.2M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $6.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $3.8M in option awards, $1.3M in salary and $209.2K in other compensation.