CEO Today Top 50 – Mark G. Parker
CEO Top 50
Name: Mark G. Parker
Net worth: Approx. $250 million
Bio: Mark Parker received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Penn State University in 1977.
Parker took over as CEO of NIKE in 2006, becoming the company’s 3rd since it was founded. He first joined NIKE in 1979 as a footwear designer.
After being promoted to Chairman in 2016, Parker’s compensation tripled to over $47.6 million, $33.5 million of which came from stock rewards.
Mark Parker was named Fortune‘s Businessperson of the Year in 2015. A year later, he ranked 14th in the New York Times‘ list of highest paid CEOs with an annual pay check of $47.6 million.