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ICANN pays close to $1 million for CEO in 2011. Here’s compensation for 18 other ICANN employees.

Rod Beckstrom’s total compensation and benefits nearly $1 million last fiscal year; many other highly paid employees at non-profit.

ICANN has published its Form 990 tax return for the financial year ending June, 2011. Here’s what top employees earned (including non-taxable benefits):

Rod Beckstrom, CEO $998,230
Akram Atallah, COO $133,812
Doug Brent, COO $348,628
John Jeffrey General Counsel & Secretary $338,475
Kurt Pritz, SVP Services $399,747
Kevin Wilson, CFO $254,342
Steve Antonoff, Director Human Resources $226,773
Barbara Clay, VP Communications $248,302
David Conrad, VP Research and IANA Strategy $213,600
Elise Gerich, VP IANA and Technical Operations $173,333
Daniel Halloran, Deputy General Counsel $272,342
James Hedlund, VP Government Affairs $353,204
David Olive, VP Policy Development $286,860
Amy Stathos, Deputy General Counsel $285,996
Tina Dam, Chief GTLD Registry Liaison $277,319
Elizabeth Gasster, Senior Policy Counselor $294,404
Margaret Milam, Senior Policy Counselor $279,554
Roman Pelikh, Sr. Director, Appl & Services $255,381
Michael Salazar, Director of New gTLD Program $305,844

Top contractors include:

Jones Day, its law firm $1,868,820
Iron Mountain, intellectual property services (whois escrow) $634,778
Compass Lexecon, consulting services $632,735
Verilan Event Services, Incl, event services $500,858
Frank Fowlie, ombudsman $451,860

(Hat tip: George Kirikos)

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    • Andrew Allemann

      @ help – ICANN has always argued it’s competing for talent with other privately held companies. That said, I haven’t seen many privately held companies offering similar benefits in ages.

  1. Russ

    Check out page 46 in the pdf – $74.5k on first class plane tickets. Supposedly the lowest fares available at the time.

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