Lionsgate Vice Chair Michael Burns Banks More Than $28M in 2013

Exec's bounty included $14 million in stock options

"The Hunger Games" has worked out very well for Lionsgate Vice Chairman Michael Burns. Burns made more than $28 million in fiscal year 2013, according to an SEC filing Monday.

Getty Images

That figure is roughly five time what Burns made last year, a rise due to almost $14 million in stock option awards, almost $8 million in stock awards, a bonus of $4 million, a salary of almost $1 million and a few other incentives.

Also read: ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ Propel Lionsgate to Huge Growth

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer also got a significant bump, banking $12.6 million – a 95 percent raise.

Lionsgate's stock rose more than 70 percent in that time and has continued to surge thanks to the success of the "Hunger Games," "Expendables" and ‘Twilight" franchises.


Continue Reading 0