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Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014
Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014

Media company Viacom's stock slipped last year -- but the company's chief executive, Philippe Dauman, saw his compensation soar 19% to $44 million. Dauman, 60, received a $20-million bonus in fiscal 2014, even though the company's stock declined 9% during the year.  Viacom's ratings at its key television networks -- MTV, Nickelodeon, BET and Comedy Central -- also fell. The compensation information was contained in Viacom's proxy filed late Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Viacom is controlled by billionaire Sumner Redstone. Viacom's fiscal year ended in a bruising fashion with pay-TV operator Suddenlink Communications dropping...

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