Executives who run the Hallmark Channels got more than greeting cards in their pay envelopes last year from parent company Crown Media Holdings.
According to a proxy statement released Friday by Crown, CEO Bill Abbott's total compensation rose 18% to $1.381 million in 2011. That includes a salary of $697,168, bonus of $409,542, deferred compensation of $27,231 and other compensation of $247,500.
Ad sales chief Ed Georger earned $953,210, up 32%. His salary was $549,426. He earned a bonus of $277,763, deferred compensation of $11,271 and other compensation of $114,750.
Executive VP and general counsel Charles Stanford earned $817,245 up 27% from 2011. He got a salary of $532,458, a bonus of $178,804 and other compensation of $105,983.
Michelle Vicary, executive VP for programming, earned $369,993, up 35% from 2010. Her salary was $298,774, plus a bonus of $44,219 and other compensation of $27,000.
None of the company's named executives received stock awards.