Executive Compensation at UNICEF
UNICEF is one of the most well-known charities in the world. Formed in 1947, UNICEF in the US is based in New York City. In 2016, the United States Fund for UNICEF raised $553 million – an increase of $53 million more than in 2015 – and most of which came from contributions, gifts, and grants. Expenses totaled $545 million with the remaining revenue added to the net fund balance which had $114 million at year-end.
According to the IRS Form 990 (2015 for the year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending Jun 30, 2016), The United States Fund for UNICEF employed 285 individuals and spent $29.7 million on compensation related costs which equates to about $104,000 per individual. However, 35 individuals received more than $100,000 in compensation with the most highly compensated listed as follows:
- $618,244: Caryl M Stern, President, CEO, and Director
- $478,421: Edward G Lloyd, COO, CFO, and Treasurer
- $360,332: Samuel Barron Segar, SVP Development
- $321,782: Rajesh Anandan, SVP Strategic Partnerships and UNICEF Ventures
- $305,244: Lynn Stratford, SVP Programs, Assistant Secretary
- $274,409: Martin Rendon, VP Office of Public Policy and Advocacy
- $264,194: Richard Esserman, VP Finance and Budget, Assistant Treasurer
- $257,224: Helene Vallone-Rafaele, VP Direct and Interactive Marketing
- $222,310: Kristen Jones, VP Development
- $216,691: William Sherwood, VP Human Resources
- $211,018: Leslie Goldman, VP Community Engagement
- $127,767: Jose Carbonell, SVP Marketing and Communications (until June,2015)
As illustrated above, $3.7 million in compensation was provided to 12 individuals, of which 7 were men and 5 were women. The most highly compensated individual was a female.
The United States Fund for UNICEF reports the organization does pay for companion travel.
To read the IRS Form 990 (2015), click here.