Northwestern reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Robert C. Rowe receives $3.2M

Northwestern reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 7, 2019.

In 2018, five executives at Northwestern received on average a compensation package of $1,408,113, a 11% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Northwestern

Robert C. Rowe, Chief Executive Officer, received $3,165,931 in total, which increased by 11% compared to 2017. 50.60% of Rowe's compensation, or $1,602,080, was in stock awards. Rowe also received $34,793 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $857,228 in non-equity incentive plan, $625,019 in salary, as well as $46,811 in other compensation.

Brian B. Bird, Chief Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $1,349,357, which increased by 10% compared to previous year. 39.45% of the compensation package, or $532,315, was in stock awards.

Heather H. Grahame, General Counsel, earned $1,131,564 in 2018, a 20% increase compared to previous year.

Curtis T. Pohl, Vice President - Distribution, received $739,646 in 2018, which increases by 4% compared to 2017.

Bobbi L. Schroeppel, Vice President - Customer Care, Communications and HR, earned $654,067 in 2018, a 8% increase compared to previous year.