Celanese reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Mark C. Rohr receives $12.5M

Celanese reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 8, 2019.

In 2018, six Celanese executives received on average a compensation package of $4,227,364, a 12% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Celanese

Mark C. Rohr, Chief Executive Officer, received $12,514,160 in total, which increased by 5% compared to 2017. 63.93% of Rohr's compensation, or $7,999,985, was in stock awards. Rohr also received $1,000 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3,200,000 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,155,000 in salary, as well as $158,175 in other compensation.

For fiscal year 2018, the median employee pay was $81,180 at Celanese. Therefore, the ratio of Mark C. Rohr's pay to the median employee pay was 154 to one.

Scott M. Sutton, Chief Operating Officer, received a compensation package of $4,537,253, which increased by 32% compared to previous year. 55.10% of the compensation package, or $2,499,878, was in stock awards.

Peter G. Edwards, General Counsel, earned $2,895,931 in 2018, a 28% decrease compared to previous year.

Scott A. Richardson, Chief Financial Officer, received $2,349,099 in 2018.

Shannon L. Jurecka, Chief Human Resources Officer, earned $1,860,212 in 2018, a 10% increase compared to previous year.

Kevin S. Oliver, Chief Financial Officer, received $1,207,526 in 2018, which increases by 32% compared to 2017.