For investors, Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, is considered to have a salary that is too large. He can earn USD 1.75 million (approximately Rp. 24.9 billion rupiah) per year from his base salary.
Kotick himself has actually received a 50 percent cut from his diaper salary. But he can still earn bonuses of up to millions of dollars per year.
A new agreement was made and revealed that Kotick extended his work agreement until March 31, 2023. With a pay cut of course, so he will now earn USD 875 thousand (approximately Rp 12.4 billion) per year, quoted detikINET from NME, Thursday (10/6). /2021).
However, from the new agreement, it turns out that Kotick can still get a bonus of up to 200 percent of his basic salary. It’s a fairly large nominal, with total income even exceeding the basic salary before being deducted by 50 percent.
Recently, Kotick has also come under criticism from CtW Investment Group, a union-funded investment firm, regarding the amount of income he earns. CtW claims that Kotick could earn nearly USD 200 million (approximately IDR 2.8 trillion) in bonus shares.
Activision can indeed be said to be a successful publisher in marketing their games. They even recently stated that Call of Duty: Warzone has over 100 million players and the Call of Duty series alone has sold over 400 million copies.
Activision Blizzard’s 2020 revenue was better than expected at USD 8.09 billion (approximately IDR 115.2 trillion), up from the previous year’s 2019 of USD 6.49 billion (approximately IDR 92.4 trillion).
Activision Blizzard also managed to earn up to USD 700,000 (approximately IDR 10.1 billion) from their new mobile game, Crash Bandicoot: On The Run. The nominal was even obtained just one week after the game was released.
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