Robert J. Thomson

News

Chief Executive Officer

Overview

Robert J. Thomson made an average of $10.6M in compensation at News from 2013 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Robert J. Thomson earned a total compensation of $13M as Chief Executive Officer at News.

Ranking288 out of 8,356
Percentile96.6%

Robert J. Thomson's 2018 compensation ranked 288th out of 8,356 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupNewspaper
Ranking1 out of 13
Percentile92.3%

In the industry group of Newspaper, Thomson's pay ranked 1st out of 13 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

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

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$5,197,333
Salary$2,000,000
Stock Awards$5,359,907
Other$420,718
Total$12,977,958

Thomson received $5.4M in stock awards, which accounts for 41.30% of total compensation.

Thomson also received $5.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $2M in salary and $420.7K in other compensation.

2017

In 2017, Robert J. Thomson earned a total compensation of $13.6M as Chief Executive Officer at News.

Ranking325 out of 13,167
Percentile97.5%

Robert J. Thomson's 2017 compensation ranked 325th out of 13,167 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Thomson earned more than 97.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupNewspaper
Ranking1 out of 23
Percentile95.7%

In the industry group of Newspaper, Thomson's pay ranked 1st out of 23 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Thomson earned more than 95.7% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$473,630
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$4,000,000
Salary$2,000,000
Stock Awards$6,706,704
Other$407,593
Total$13,587,927

Thomson received $6.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 49.36% of total compensation.

Thomson also received $473.6K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4M in non-equity incentive plan, $2M in salary and $407.6K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Robert J. Thomson earned a total compensation of $11.3M as Chief Executive Officer at News.

Ranking394 out of 13,853
Percentile97.2%

Robert J. Thomson's 2016 compensation ranked 394th out of 13,853 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupNewspaper
Ranking1 out of 20
Percentile95.0%

In the industry group of Newspaper, Thomson's pay ranked 1st out of 20 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Thomson earned more than 95.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$333,691
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,200,000
Salary$2,038,462
Stock Awards$5,370,277
Other$394,453
Total$11,336,883

Thomson received $5.4M in stock awards, which accounts for 47.37% of total compensation.

Thomson also received $333.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $2M in salary and $394.5K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, Robert J. Thomson earned a total compensation of $10.3M as Chief Executive Officer at News.

Ranking473 out of 13,574
Percentile96.5%

Robert J. Thomson's 2015 compensation ranked 473rd out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupNewspaper
Ranking1 out of 32
Percentile96.9%

In the industry group of Newspaper, Thomson's pay ranked 1st out of 32 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$475,466
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,000,000
Salary$2,000,000
Stock Awards$4,445,521
Other$373,280
Total$10,294,267

Thomson received $4.4M in stock awards, which accounts for 43.18% of total compensation.

Thomson also received $475.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3M in non-equity incentive plan, $2M in salary and $373.3K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Robert J. Thomson earned a total compensation of $12.5M as Chief Executive Officer at News.

Ranking341 out of 12,876
Percentile97.4%

Robert J. Thomson's 2014 compensation ranked 341st out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupNewspaper
Ranking1 out of 26
Percentile96.2%

In the industry group of Newspaper, Thomson's pay ranked 1st out of 26 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Thomson earned more than 96.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$314,434
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,681,333
Salary$2,000,000
Stock Awards$7,215,209
Other$255,040
Total$12,466,016

Thomson received $7.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 57.88% of total compensation.

Thomson also received $314.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $2M in salary and $255K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Robert J. Thomson earned a total compensation of $2.7M as Chief Executive Officer at News.

Ranking2,876 out of 11,965
Percentile76.0%

Robert J. Thomson's 2013 compensation ranked 2,876th out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Thomson earned more than 76.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupNewspaper
Ranking1 out of 21
Percentile95.2%

In the industry group of Newspaper, Thomson's pay ranked 1st out of 21 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Thomson earned more than 95.2% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$616,476
Salary$992,308
Other$52,679
Total$2,661,463

Thomson received $1M in bonus, which accounts for 37.57% of total compensation.

Thomson also received $616.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $992.3K in salary and $52.7K in other compensation.