As the Chief Executive Officer and President at CBS, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $43,238,875 in 2009, which increased by 35.28% compared to 2008.

Of this total, $3,513,462 was earned as salary, $15,000,000 was received as a bonus, $7,599,997 was awarded as stock, $14,339,265 was received in stock options, and $2,786,151 came from all other compensation.

As part of Mr. Moonves' 2008 bonus, the Compensation Committee awarded to Mr. Moonves an equity award of 867,052 stock options on April 2, 2009, the value of which was approximately $1,500,000.

Leslie Moonves worked with Martin Franks, Louis Briskman, Fredric Reynolds, Joseph Ianniello, and Sumner Redstone at CBS in 2009.

Compensation Data Fiscal 2009 Ends: Dec 31
  • Salary$3,513,462
  • Bonus$15,000,000
  • Stock Awards$7,599,997
  • Option Awards$14,339,265
  • Other$2,786,151
  • Total$43,238,875
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