Viacom reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Robert M. Bakish receives $20M

Viacom reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on January 25, 2019.

In 2018, five Viacom executives received on average a compensation package of $8,033,247, a 41% decrease compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Viacom

Robert M. Bakish, Chief Executive Officer, received $19,955,161 in total, which decreased by 2% compared to 2017. 46.99% of Bakish's compensation, or $9,376,640, was in non-equity incentive plan. Bakish also received $4,999,997 in option awards, $3,000,000 in salary, $2,499,880 in stock awards, as well as $78,644 in other compensation.

Wade C. Davis, Chief Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $7,124,088, which increased by 9% compared to previous year. 48.99% of the compensation package, or $3,490,000, was in non-equity incentive plan.

Scott M. Mills, Chief Administrative Officer, earned $6,850,009 in 2018, a 5% increase compared to previous year.

Christa A. D'Alimonte, General Counsel, received $3,797,264 in 2018, which increases by 58% compared to 2017.

Doretha DeDe F. Lea, Executive Vice President, Global Government Affairs, earned $2,439,715 in 2018, a 5% increase compared to previous year.

Viacom's fiscal year ends on September 30.