As the Chief Executive Officer and President at CBS, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $57,729,020 in 2010, which increased by 33.51% compared to 2009.

Of this total, $3,513,462 was earned as salary, $27,500,000 was received as a bonus, $7,999,982 was awarded as stock, $14,868,000 was received in stock options, and $3,847,576 came from all other compensation.

With respect to Mr. Moonves' 2010 bonus, the Compensation Committee awarded to Mr. Moonves a total bonus amount which reflects a $20,000,000 payment for the successes in his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a special cash payment of $7,500,000 for his leadership in connection with the creation of premium content across the Company's portfolio of businesses, particularly with respect to the CBS Television Network, which outperformed its media peers in 2010.

Leslie Moonves worked with Anthony Ambrosio, Louis Briskman, Joseph Ianniello, and Sumner Redstone at CBS in 2010.

Compensation Data Fiscal 2010 Ends: Dec 31
  • Salary$3,513,462
  • Bonus$27,500,000
  • Stock Awards$7,999,982
  • Option Awards$14,868,000
  • Other$3,847,576
  • Total$57,729,020
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