Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger’s compensation totaled $44.9 million in fiscal 2015, down about 3% from the previous year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday.
Iger’s base salary of $2.5 million was unchanged from 2014, when his overall compensation came in at $46.5 million. The 64-year-old executive’s performance-based cash bonus was $22.3 million, down slightly from 2014.
Iger’s stock awards equaled $8.9 million, while options accounted for $8.4 million.
Burbank-based Disney is coming off a strong year at the box office with hits including Pixar’s “Inside Out” and Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The company just released “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which debuted to record ticket sales around the world.
In fiscal 2015, Disney’s net income increased 12% to $8.34 billion. Disney’s shares rose about 16% during the year that ended Oct. 3.
Iger is under contract through June 2018.
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