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Executive Profile*

John S. Hendricks

Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chairman of Executive Committee, Discovery Communications, Inc.
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 113 board members in 8 different organizations across 9 different industries.

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Mr. John S. Hendricks serves as Vice President of DVD Operations at Screenlife, LLC. Mr. Hendricks is the Founder of Discovery Communications, Inc. and has been its Chairman since 1982. He serves as an Advisor of Education Media, Inc. He is the Founder of John Hendricks Broadcast Services, FitTV and Discovery Health Media, Inc. He founded Discovery Communications Holding, LLC in 1985 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from September 1982 to June 2004. He served ...

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Corporate Headquarters*

One Discovery Place
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

United States

Phone: 240-662-2000
Fax: --

Board Members Memberships*

Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chairman of Executive Committee and Chairman of Global Content Committee
Founder and Chairman
Former Director
Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chairman of Executive Committee


Honorary Doctorate 1991
University of Alabama, Huntsville
BA 1974
University of Alabama, Huntsville

Other Affiliations*

Annual Compensation*

Total Annual Compensation$1,000,000

Stock Options*

Restricted Stock Awards$2,935,371
All Other Compensation$243,227
Exercised Options Value$86,211,053
Exercisable Options Value$226,161,394
Unexercisable Options Value$21,130,265
Total Value of Options$333,502,711

Total Compensation*

Total Annual Cash Compensation$1,843,227
Total Short Term Compensation$1,000,000
Other Long Term Compensation$3,178,598
Total Calculated Compensation$7,837,949
*Data is at least as current as the most recent Definitive Proxy.

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