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

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. ECOLAB INC. income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. ECOLAB 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
Douglas M. Baker Jr.
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Total Cash $3,614,306 Equity $9,495,832 Other $311,787 Total Compensation $13,421,925
Daniel J. Schmechel
Chief Financial Officer (principal financial officer)
Total Cash $1,394,037 Equity $1,808,778 Other $92,549 Total Compensation $3,295,364
Christophe Beck
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Cash $1,403,447 Equity $2,487,088 Other $259,923 Total Compensation $4,150,458
Roberto Inchaustegui
Executive Vice President - Growth Initiatives
Total Cash $1,085,269 Equity $1,085,187 Other $82,590 Total Compensation $2,253,046
Jill S. Wyant
Executive Vice President and President - Global Regions
Total Cash $1,000,003 Equity $3,078,136 Other $467,172 Total Compensation $4,545,311
For its 2019 fiscal year, ECOLAB 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
Douglas M. Baker Jr. CEO Pay $19,803,193 Median Employee Pay $54,234 CEO Pay Ratio 365:1
For its 2019 fiscal year, ECOLAB INC., listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Arthur J. Higgins Total Cash $280,621
Barbara J. Beck Total Cash $295,621
David W. MacLennan Total Cash $290,621
Jeffrey M. Ettinger Total Cash $320,621
John J. Zillmer Total Cash $300,621
Leslie S. Biller Total Cash $295,621
Lionel L. Nowell, III Total Cash $313,069
Michael Larson Total Cash $280,621
Shari L. Ballard Total Cash $313,069
Stephen I. Chazen Total Cash $79,409
Suzanne M. Vautrinot Total Cash $280,621
Tracy B. McKibben Total Cash $290,621
Victoria J. Reich Total Cash $300,621

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