December 1, 2020
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Tesla Board of Directors Compensation and Salary [Base Salary, Stock Awards and More]

Telsa Inc. is a giant American electric car company, headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. The company was founded in 2003 in San Carlos, CA by Elon Musk. In just one decade, they have captured big market share in electric car vehicle segment. They are expecting a high growth rate in the next few decades in the US and other key markets.

According to the The New York Times, Musk made US$2.3 billion in 2018 as the Chief Executive Officer of Tesla Inc. Let’s see Tesla Board of Directors Compensation including their base pay in cash, stock awards, and other.

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Telsa Board of Directors Compensation and Salary 2018

Brad Buss – Former CFO of SolarCity Corporation

Mr. Buss served as the CFO of SolarCity until 2016. In 2018, he earned US$6,877,403 as total compensation including US$37,500 (base salary or paid in cash), US$6,838,600 (option awards), and US$1,303 (other compensation).

Robyn Denholm – Former CFO of Telstra

She is an Australian business executive and previously worked as the CFO of Telstra. She earned US$6,891,082 as total compensation including US$42,670 (base salary / paid in cash), US$6,838,600 (option awards), and US$9,812 (all other compensation).

Ira Ehrenpreis – Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Partners

He is the General Partner with Technology partners since 1996. He also founded DBL Partners. In 2018, he earned US$9,910,245 as total compensation including US$37,500 (base salary / paid in cash), and US$9,872,745 (option awards).

Lawrence J. Ellison (Larry Ellison) – Co-Founder of Oracle Corporation

He is the co-founder of Oracle Corporation, a giant IT company based in the US. He didn’t received any compensation at all from Tesla Inc. as a board member.

Antonio Gracias – CEO and Founder of Valor

He is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Valor. He earned US$13,323,658 as total compensation in 2018, which includes US$37,500 (base salary / paid in cash), and US$13,286,158 (option awards).

Stephen Jurvetson – Former Partner @ Draper Fisher Jurveston

He is the former partner at the firm Draper Fisher Jurveston and an early investor in popular email service Hotmail. He didn’t received any compensation from the company.

James Murdoch – Former CEO of 21st Century Fox

He is the former Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Fox and younger son of Rupert Murdoch. He earned US$9,031,083 as total compensation including US$25,536 (base salary / paid in cash), and US$9,005,547 (option awards).

Kimbal Musk – South African American Businessman

He is a South African restaurateur and owner of the Kitchen Restaurant Group. He earned US$6,860,524 as total compensation including US$20,000 (base salary / paid in cash), US$6,838,600 (option awards), and US$1,924 (all other compensation).

Linda Johnson Rice – American Executive

She is an American executive and became COO of the Johnson Publishing Company in 1987. She earned US$8,048,888 as total compensation including US$22,858 (base salary / paid in cash), and US$8,026,030 (option awards).

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson – American Business Executive

She is an American business executive working in the health industries. She didn’t received any compensation from Tesla Inc.

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Article Title: Tesla Board of Directors Compensation and Salary [Base Salary, Stock Awards and More]
Article first published on October 21, 2020.