Lithia Motors reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Bryan B. DeBoer receives $5.5M

Lithia Motors reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 11, 2019.

In 2018, five executives at Lithia Motors received on average a compensation package of $2,328,670, a 5% decrease compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Lithia Motors

Bryan B. DeBoer, Chief Executive Officer, received $5,464,394 in total, which decreased by 7% compared to 2017. 52.05% of DeBoer's compensation, or $2,844,474, was in stock awards. DeBoer also received $22,350 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,530,000 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,020,000 in salary, as well as $47,570 in other compensation.

Christopher S. Holzshu, Executive Vice President, received a compensation package of $2,206,876, which decreased by 6% compared to previous year. 43.82% of the compensation package, or $967,107, was in stock awards.

John F. North III, Chief Financial Officer, earned $1,576,001 in 2018, a 9% increase compared to previous year.

Scott A. Hillier, Senior Vice President of Operations, received $1,440,342 in 2018, which decreases by 5% compared to 2017.

George C. Liang, Senior Vice President of Operations, earned $955,738 in 2018, a 11% decrease compared to previous year.