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

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. EQUINIX INC income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. EQUINIX 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
Eric Schwartz
President, EMEA
Total Cash $906,604 Equity $2,942,001 Other $844,757 Total Compensation $4,693,362
Charles Meyers
President, Strategy, Services and Innovation
Total Cash $1,255,231 Equity $4,813,922 Other $7,950 Total Compensation $6,077,103
Stephen Smith
Former Chief Executive Officer & President
Total Cash $1,084,661 Equity $11,589,258 Other $7,950 Total Compensation $12,681,869
Keith Taylor
Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $1,289,231 Equity $4,813,922 Other $7,950 Total Compensation $6,111,103
Karl Strohmeyer
President, Americas
Total Cash $875,154 Equity $3,209,054 Other $7,950 Total Compensation $4,092,158
For its 2017 fiscal year, EQUINIX 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
Stephen Smith CEO Pay $12,681,869 Median Employee Pay $119,045 CEO Pay Ratio 107:1
For its 2021 fiscal year, EQUINIX INC, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Adaire Fox-Martin Total Cash $327,283
Christopher Paisley Total Cash $406,797
Gary Hromadko Total Cash $366,311
Irving Lyons, III Total Cash $367,607
Nanci Caldwell Total Cash $346,762
Ron Guerrier Total Cash $196,781
Sandra Rivera Total Cash $331,797
Thomas Bartlett Total Cash $305,547
William Luby Total Cash $38,264

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