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Viacom CFO Davis Gets Extension

New deal ends in 2018, compensation rises 16%
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Viacom said Friday that it has extended the employment deal of executive VP and chief financial officer Wade Davis four years to 2018.

Davis, whose previous deal was set to expire this year, will receive an annual base salary boost to $1.35 million from $1.25 million and target annual cash bonus under the company’s Executive short-term incentive plan was raised to $2 million from $1.55 million. Davis also is eligible to receive annual grants of equity compensation with a target value of $1.65 million (up from $1.2 million previously). Davis also will receive life insurance coverage valued at $5 million. Under the new deal Davis will be eligible for total compensation of about $5 million, a 16% increase over the $4.3 million in total compensation he received in fiscal 2013.

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