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

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. CITIZENS INC income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. CITIZENS 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
Robert M. Mauldin III
Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Total Cash $468,048 Equity $205,670 Other $7,761 Total Compensation $681,479
Gerald W. Shields
Chief Executive Officer and President, Director
Total Cash $1,429,612 Equity $10,499 Other $18,176 Total Compensation $1,458,287
Jeffery P. Conklin
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer
Total Cash $579,334 Equity $214,460 Other $10,012 Total Compensation $803,806
Sheryl Kinlaw
Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Total Cash $204,853 Equity $130,320 Other $115,485 Total Compensation $450,658
Harvey J. L. Waite
Vice President, Chief Actuary
Total Cash $448,528 Equity $48,963 Other $10,458 Total Compensation $507,949
For its 2021 fiscal year, CITIZENS 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
Gerald W. Shields CEO Pay $1,458,287 Median Employee Pay $60,036 CEO Pay Ratio 24:1
For its 2021 fiscal year, CITIZENS INC, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Christopher W. Claus Total Cash $122,999
Constance K. Weaver Total Cash $43,750
Cynthia H. Davis Total Cash $52,498
E. Dean Gage Total Cash $115,499
Francis A. Keating Total Cash $122,999
Gerald W. Shields Total Cash $10,499
J. Keith Morgan Total Cash $52,498
Jerry D. Davis, Jr. Total Cash $122,999
Mary Taylor Total Cash $52,498
Robert B. Sloan, Jr. Total Cash $125,499
Terry S. Maness Total Cash $122,999

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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.