BlackBerry Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Chen (66 yo)

9.08yrs

Tenure

US$3,017,877

Compensation

Mr. John S. Chen has been an Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at BlackBerry Limited since November 4, 2013. He serves as an Advisor of WI Harper Group. Mr. Chen is active in the international...


CEO Compensation Analysis

How has John Chen's remuneration changed compared to BlackBerry's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Aug 31 2022n/an/a

-US$17m

May 31 2022n/an/a

-US$107m

Feb 28 2022US$3mUS$1m

US$12m

Nov 30 2021n/an/a

-US$447m

Aug 31 2021n/an/a

-US$651m

May 31 2021n/an/a

-US$530m

Feb 28 2021US$3mUS$1m

-US$1b

Nov 30 2020n/an/a

-US$830m

Aug 31 2020n/an/a

-US$732m

May 31 2020n/an/a

-US$753m

Feb 29 2020US$3mUS$1m

-US$152m

Nov 30 2019n/an/a

-US$60m

Aug 31 2019n/an/a

US$31m

May 31 2019n/an/a

US$118m

Feb 28 2019US$110mUS$1m

US$93m

Nov 30 2018n/an/a

US$32m

Aug 31 2018n/an/a

-US$302m

May 31 2018n/an/a

-US$326m

Feb 28 2018US$3mUS$1m

US$405m

Nov 30 2017n/an/a

US$368m

Aug 31 2017n/an/a

US$526m

May 31 2017n/an/a

US$135m

Feb 28 2017US$3mUS$1m

-US$1b

Nov 30 2016n/an/a

-US$1b

Aug 31 2016n/an/a

-US$1b

May 31 2016n/an/a

-US$946m

Feb 29 2016US$3mUS$1m

-US$208m

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD3.02M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.37M).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Chen
Executive Chairman & CEO9.08yrsUS$3.02m1.63%
$ 66.1m
Steve Rai
Chief Financial Officer3.17yrsUS$1.32m0.0066%
$ 268.1k
Sai Ho
EVP & Corporate Officer of Product Engineering of Spark Group Products & Value Added Solutions7.17yrsUS$1.16m0.046%
$ 1.9m
Mattias Eriksson
President of IoT Business Unit1.58yrsUS$4.37m0.0046%
$ 186.5k
John Giamatteo
President & Acting GM of BlackBerry Cyber Security Business Unit1.17yrsUS$5.66mno data
Charles Eagan
Chief Technology Officer4.5yrsno datano data
Jesse Harold
Acting Chief Information Officer0.42yrno datano data
Tim Foote
Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Philip Kurtz
Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary0.42yrno data0.00067%
$ 27.2k
Mark Wilson
Chief Marketing Officer8.92yrsno data0.014%
$ 559.2k
Vito Giallorenzo
Senior VP of Corporate Development & COO of BlackBerry Technology Solutions5.17yrsno datano data
Nita White-Ivy
Chief Human Resources Officerno dataUS$1.20m0.042%
$ 1.7m

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BB's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Chen
Executive Chairman & CEO9.08yrsUS$3.02m1.63%
$ 66.1m
Richard Lynch
Independent Director9.83yrsUS$215.52kno data
V. Watsa
Lead Independent Director9.08yrsUS$224.46k0.022%
$ 903.1k
Michael Daniels
Independent Director8.17yrsUS$222.53k0.0045%
$ 182.5k
Timothy David Dattels
Independent Director10.42yrsUS$215.52kno data
Laurie Smaldone Alsup
Independent Director7.5yrsUS$215.52kno data
Wayne Wouters
Independent Director7.17yrsUS$215.52kno data
Lisa Disbrow
Independent Director3.33yrsUS$224.29kno data

8.6yrs

Average Tenure

69.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BB's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 years average tenure).