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Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation hit $156 million in 2014
Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation hit $156 million in 2014

Discovery Communications Inc. Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation topped $156 million last year, the cable company said in a Friday regulatory filing.  The bulk of that eye-popping figure consisted of $144 million in stock awards to be vested over time, tying most of his compensation to the performance of the company's stock.  In 2013, Zaslav's total compensation was $33.3 million, and in 2012 he earned $49.9 million. The huge jump in pay is due to the stock awards he received in 2014, the first year of the executive's renegotiated contract, which was extended for six years. Beginning this year, Zaslav's pay is expected to fall to its...

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