The Chair and CEO of the Walt Disney Company’s 2015 compensation package was revealed in an SEC filing yesterday. He collected $44.9 million, which is actually down 3.4% from 2014. According to the document, Iger’s base salary is $2.5 million with the rest coming in bonuses in the form of stock, incentives, pension and other compensation (such as use of corporate jet and personal security).
Disney COO Tom Staggs, and reportedly Iger’s successor, earned the second most compensation at TWDC with a total package worth $20 million.
The Walt Disney Company has been doing very well in the stock market under Iger. However, investors are clearly worried about how cord-cutting will impact the revenue from ESPN. Now that Star Wars and Shanghai Disneyland appears to be on the right track, that’s probably the next thing Iger will tackle.
Disney also announced that the 2016 annual meeting will be held in Chicago on March 3rd. Any shareholder can secure tickets to attend.