GoPro Boss Highest-Paid US CEO
He received the grant in June 2014, three weeks before the California-based company first sold shares to the public, according to its prospectus in November.
GoPro, which Woodman founded in 2004 after getting the idea for a high-definition personal camera on a surfing trip, hasn’t yet filed its proxy statement for 2014. The filing could show additional compensation including salary and perks. His stock award is currently valued at $205.5 million.
GoPro’s November prospectus shows Woodman received a salary of $800,000 and a $1 million bonus in 2013. The company also spent $49,591 on car expenses that year for Woodman, who is its largest shareholder and has a net worth of $2.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.