Comcast CEO Stephen Burke's 2018 pay slips 14% to $40M
Comcast reports 2018 executive compensation
By ExecPay News
Published: April 26, 2019
Comcast reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on April 26, 2019.
In 2018, five Comcast executives received on average a compensation package of $26M, a 2% increase compared to previous year.
Stephen B. Burke, Chief Executive Officer, received $40M in total, which decreased by 14% compared to 2017. 29% of Burke's compensation, or $12M, was of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings. Burke also received $10M in non-equity incentive plan, $5.4M in option awards, $3M in salary, $5.3M in stock awards, as well as $4.7M in other compensation.
Brian L. Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, received a compensation package of $35M, which increased by 8% compared to previous year. 31% of the compensation package, or $11M, was in non-equity incentive plan.
Michael J. Cavanagh, Chief Financial Officer, earned $22M in 2018, a 8% increase compared to previous year.
David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President, received $19M in 2018, which increases by 8% compared to 2017.
David N. Watson, Chief Executive Officer, earned $15M in 2018, a 30% increase compared to previous year.