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As a member of Board of Directors at ACCELERON PHARMA INC, Christopher Hite made $542,741 in total compensation. Of this total $42,750 was received as fees earned or paid in cash, $0 was received as non-stock incentive plan compensation, $0 was received as change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $499,991 was received as options, $0 was awarded as stock and $0 came from other types of compensation. This information is according to proxy statements filed for the 2020 fiscal year.
The chart on this page features a breakdown of the total annual pay for Christopher Hite at ACCELERON PHARMA INC as reported in their proxy statements.
Fees Earned or Paid in Cash: This is the amount of fixed retainers and meeting fees and paid in the form of cash.
Stock Awards: Compensation paid in the form of company equity that is structured as restricted stock.
Option Awards: Compensation paid in the form of company equity that is structured as stock options.
Non-Stock Incentive Plan Compensation: Cash compensation earned for the achievement of predefined objectives.
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings: The difference between such compensation between the prior year and the current year.
All Other Compensation: Compensation that is paid in the form of perquisites, such as expense reimbursement.
Total Named Director Compensation: The sum of all dollar values above.
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