Palo Alto Networks CEO Nikesh Arora receives $125.1M in 2018

Palo Alto Networks reports 2018 executive compensation

Published: October 22, 2018

Palo Alto Networks reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on October 22, 2018.

In 2018, seven executives at Palo Alto Networks received on average a compensation package of $24.1M, a 319% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Palo Alto Networks

Nikesh Arora, Chief Executive Officer, received $125.1M in total. 51.99% of Arora's compensation, or $65M, was in option awards. Arora also received $206.5K in non-equity incentive plan, $155.8K in salary, $59.7M in stock awards, as well as $152 in other compensation.

Mark D. McLaughlin, Chief Executive Officer, received a compensation package of $14.4M, which increased by 38% compared to previous year. 86.83% of the compensation package, or $12.5M, was in stock awards.

Mark Anderson, President, earned $9.6M in 2018, a 47% increase compared to previous year.

Lee Klarich, Chief Product Officer, received $9.2M in 2018.

René Bonvanie, Chief Marketing Officer, earned $5.9M in 2018, a 80% increase compared to previous year.

Kathleen Bonanno, Chief Financial Officer, received $4.3M in 2018.

Steffan C. Tomlinson, Chief Financial Officer, earned $280.5K in 2018, a 93% decrease compared to previous year.

Palo Alto Networks' fiscal year ends on July 31.