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The charts on this page feature a breakdown of the total annual pay for the top executives at BIOGEN INC as reported in their proxy statements.

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. BIOGEN INC income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. BIOGEN INC annual reports of executive compensation and pay are most commonly found in the Def 14a documents.

Total Equity aggregates grant date fair value of stock and option awards and long term incentives granted during the fiscal year.

Other Compensation covers all compensation-like awards that don't fit in any of these other standard categories. Numbers reported do not include change in pension value and non-qualified deferred compensation earnings.

Name And Title Total Cash Equity Other Total Compensation
Susan H. Alexander
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
Total Cash $1,771,028 Equity $4,600,947 Other $183,118 Total Compensation $6,555,093
Michael R. McDonnell
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $2,074,451 Equity $4,960,629 Other $131,684 Total Compensation $7,166,764
Nicole C. Murphy
Head of Pharmaceutical Operations and Technology
Total Cash $1,347,245 Equity $4,268,453 Other $98,621 Total Compensation $5,714,319
Christopher A. Viehbacher
President and CEO
Total Cash $3,976,000 Equity $0 Other $93,874 Total Compensation $4,069,874
Rachid Izzar
Head of Global Product Strategy & Commercialization
Total Cash $1,165,267 Equity $4,182,544 Other $100,019 Total Compensation $5,447,830
For its 2023 fiscal year, BIOGEN INC, listed the following CEO pay ratio data on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
CEO Name CEO Pay Median Employee Pay CEO Pay Ratio
Christopher A. Viehbacher CEO Pay $4,069,913 Median Employee Pay $173,764 CEO Pay Ratio 23:1
For its 2022 fiscal year, BIOGEN INC, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Alexander J. Denner Total Cash $425,246
Brian S. Posner Total Cash $102,500
Caroline D. Dorsa Total Cash $425,246
Eric K. Rowinsky Total Cash $410,246
Jesus B. Mantas Total Cash $417,746
Maria C. Freire Total Cash $413,789
Nancy L. Leaming Total Cash $70,000
Richard C. Mulligan Total Cash $410,246
Stelios Papadopoulos Total Cash $667,321
Stephen A. Sherwin Total Cash $435,246
William A. Hawkins Total Cash $410,246
William D. Jones Total Cash $437,746

This report is not for commercial use. Thorough reviews have been conducted to assure this data accurately reflects disclosures. However for a complete and definitive understanding of the pay practices of any company, users should refer directly to the actual, complete proxy statement.

The information shown here is a reporting of information included in the company's proxy statement. The proxy statement includes footnotes and explanations of this information plus other information that is pertinent in assessing the overall value and appropriateness of the compensation information. For those interested in conducting a detailed compensation analysis, we recommend that you review the entire proxy statement. You may retrieve the full proxy statement by going to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website at and entering the company's name and then looking in the first column for an entry of "Form DEF 14A" (or any similar code). You may also find the annual proxy statement by going directly to the company's website.

A proxy statement (or "proxy") is a form that every publicly traded U.S. company is required to file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) within 120 days after the end of its fiscal year. The proxy must be sent to every shareholder in advance of the company's annual shareholders meeting. All proxy statements are public filings made available to the general public by the SEC.

The proxy statement's main purpose is to alert shareholders to the annual meeting and provide them information about the issues that will be voted on during the annual meeting, including decisions such as electing directors, ratifying the selection of auditors, and other shareholder-related decisions, including shareholder-initiated initiatives. Also, proxies must disclose specific detailed information regarding the pay practices for certain executives.