Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries' 2019 pay jumps 273% to $123M

Liberty Global reports 2019 executive compensation

By ExecPay News

Published: May 21, 2020

Liberty Global reported fiscal year 2019 executive compensation information on May 21, 2020.
In 2019, five executives at Liberty Global received on average a compensation package of $35M, a 167% increase compared to previous year.
Average pay of disclosed executives at Liberty Global
Michael T. Fries, Chief Executive Officer, received $123M in total, which increased by 273% compared to 2018. 64% of Fries' compensation, or $79M, was in stock awards. Fries also received $5M in bonus, $148K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $15M in non-equity incentive plan, $20M in option awards, $2.4M in salary, as well as $1.1M in other compensation.
For fiscal year 2019, the median employee pay was $100,759 at Liberty Global. Therefore, the ratio of Michael T. Fries' pay to the median employee pay was 1,223 to one.
Charles H.R. Bracken, Chief Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $16M, which increased by 85% compared to previous year. 43% of the compensation package, or $6.9M, was in stock awards.
Enrique Rodriguez, Chief Technology Officer, earned $14M in 2019, a 42% increase compared to previous year.
Bryan H. Hall, General Counsel, received $13M in 2019, which increases by 78% compared to 2018.
Andrea Salvato, SVP & Chief Development Officer, earned $11M in 2019.

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Source: SEC filing on May 21, 2020.