MSCI CTO Jigar Thakkar receives $6.3M in 2018

MSCI reports 2018 executive compensation

Published: March 11, 2019

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

In 2018, five MSCI executives received on average a compensation package of $3.3M, a 52% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at MSCI

Jigar Thakkar, Chief Technology Officer, received $6.3M in total. 51.84% of Thakkar's compensation, or $3.3M, was in stock awards. Thakkar also received $1.9M in bonus, $402.2K in non-equity incentive plan, $229.2K in salary, as well as $546.9K in other compensation.

Henry A. Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer, received a compensation package of $3M, which increased by 20% compared to previous year. 60.44% of the compensation package, or $1.8M, was in non-equity incentive plan.

C.D. Baer Pettit, President, earned $2.9M in 2018, a 34% increase compared to previous year.

Laurent Seyer, Chief Operating Officer, received $2.2M in 2018, which increases by 9% compared to 2017.

Kathleen A. Winters, Chief Financial Officer, earned $2.1M in 2018, a 15% decrease compared to previous year.