Robert Thomson, the CEO of News Corp. and the former top editor of The Wall Street Journal until the end of 2012, received $2.6 million in compensation for the 2013 fiscal year, which ended June 30.
Thomson received a $500,000 bonus for his duties at The Journal and as the editor in chief of Dow Jones as part of his compensation, according to the 10-K filed Friday afternoon by the company. The company also owns Marketwatch.com and Barron’s in addition to The Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.
Thomson’s salary was $992,308 for the fiscal year, although his annual base salary is $2 million. The company was created earlier this year when it split its television and non-newspaper operations into a separate company called 21st Century Fox.
His total bonus for the fiscal year was $1 million. Thomson also received $616,476 in pension benefits and $52,679 in other compensation, which included the company paying for his life insurance policy.
Beginning with the current fiscal year, Thomson is eligible to receive stock awards of at least $4 million annually.
Bedi Singh, the company’s chief financial officer, received $1.97 million in compensation for the year.
Read the filing here.