According to a proxy statement filed with the SEC Friday, Sapan’s total pay from the company for 2021 was $15.3 million compared to the $11.8 million he received in 2020 and the $20.2 million he was paid in 2019.
Sapan’s successor, AMC Networks interim CEO Matthew Blank, was paid $6.97 million for the year. Blank joined AMC Networks in his new role in August just as Sapan stepped down.
Blank’s base salary for 2021 was $630,136, while Sapan’s was $2 million.
AMC Networks chief operating officer and chief financial officer Christina Spade’s total pay for 2021 was $7 million, with a base salary that was increased from $1.15 million to $1.25 million as of Nov. 19, when she also took on the COO role.
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