Walt Disney chairman-CEO gets 20% pay hike from previous year
cruise ship, the opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure, the rollout of Disney Channel into a number of key emerging markets and the renewal of several long-term affiliate deals for the cable networks and ABC. Disney also released Marvel’s “The Avengers,” a box office giant, “demonstrating the significant long- term value created from the Marvel acquisition,” the proxy said. Iger most recently led negotiation to acquire Lucasfilm, which closed at the end of December. The proxy, which lists salaries of public companies’ five highest-paid execs, said chief financial officer Jay Rasulo’s package totaled $12.2 million, from $11.1 million in fiscal 2011. General Counsel Alan Braverman earned $8.3 million, up from $7.8 million. Kevin Mayer, exec VP of corporate strategy and business development and Jayne Mayer, head of human resources, pulled in packages of, respectively, $4.2 million and $3.9 million. Disney will hold its annual shareholders meeting on March 6 in Phoenix.