Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei's Pay Rose to $19.8M in 2017

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The company also disclosed the compensation for chairman John Malone.

John Malone's Liberty Media has disclosed that president and CEO Gregory Maffei's 2017 compensation amounted to $19.8 million, up 17 percent from $16.9 million in 2016.

He made $12.1 million in 2015.

A regulatory filing on Tuesday showed that Maffei's salary amounted to $1.06 million, up from $1.05 million in 2016, but he didn't get a bonus, like he had the previous year. The biggest driver behind his higher compensation was stock option awards worth $10.2 million, up from $6.9 million in 2016. 

Liberty Media also disclosed the annual pay for chairman Malone. He made $797,082 in 2017, compared with $747,156 in the previous year.