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Remuneration

Find out about remuneration for Media Super's Directors, Executive and senior managers.

As an industry fund, Media Super is run purely to benefit our members. Our remuneration policies balance the need for adequate resourcing to provide quality products and services with our core value of always working with our members' best interests in mind.

Media Super is required by the Supervision Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SIS Act) to disclose remuneration information for individual trustee directors, executive officers and senior managers. The amounts shown below are the payments made in the financial year for each individual’s period of appointment or employment.

2020-21 financial year

Director remuneration

Media Super Directors are remunerated for their work on the Board and Board Committees. In some cases the payment is made to the sponsoring organisation, rather than the Director, as compensation for the time and costs associated with the Director's involvement in managing the Fund.

The remuneration information below includes cash salary and superannuation benefits, where applicable, for the financial year ending 30 June 2021.

DirectorTotal remunerationSalarySuperannuationPaid to
Gerard Noonan$58,234.21$53,181.93$5,052.28Director
Dale Bridle$45,721.09

$45,721.09

Epping Floral Centre
Katrina Ford$45,721.09$45,721.09AMWU
Susan Heaney$76,497.80$69,861.01$6,636.79Director
Carmel Tebbutt$45,721.07$41,754.40$3,966.67Director
Gary Callaghan$45,721.09$45,721.09AMWU
Shauna Black$50,292.97$45,929.66$4,363.31Director
Andrew Macaulay$41,267.27$41,267.27PVCA
Jim Reid$45,721.09$45,721.09AMWU
Matthew Deaner$45,721.09$45,721.09SPA
Walter Kuhn$5,068.86$4,629.10$439.76Director
Ann Tonks (Alternate Director)$7,619.51$6,958.46$661.05Director
Paul Murphy (Alternate Director)$2,280.83$2,280.83MEAA
Elysse Morgan (Alternate Director)$5,338.68$5,338.68MEAA
Ian Mortimer (Alternate Director)$7,619.51$7,619.51AMWU
Peter Clark$45,823.82$41,848.24$3,975.58Director

Executive and Management remuneration

Total remuneration payments for executives and senior management staff outlined below include salary, superannuation, motor vehicle lease or allowance (selected at the discretion of the individual). A cash bonus may also have been paid for performance for the year ending 30 June 2020.#

Executive Team and Senior ManagersTotal remunerationSalarySuperannuation
Graeme Russell$123,354.95$122,851.42$503.53
Tony Griffin$374,711.58$353,025.42$21,686.16
Elise Van Der Heyde$275,891.01$254,113.40$21,777.61
Michael McQueen$237,274.89$212,274.89$25,000.00
Tara Collins$243,692.33$218,692.33$25,000.00
Stephen Assimo$230,107.17$204,684.89$25,422.28
John Myers$233,527.69$208,105.41$25,422.28
Sue Hewitt$219,808.20$196,257.25$23,550.95
Michelle Chasser$188,854.45$168,620.03$20,234.42
Kimmy Leung Shing$75,100.13$68,521.62

$6,578.51

Vikram Malik$157,077.31$141,650.43$15,426.88

# A cash bonus may be payable to staff (excluding the CEO) based on a review of their performance against key performance indicators and behaviours, and their overall performance appraisal score for the completed financial year. The CEO makes a final determination on any cash bonus payable, up to a maximum of 6% of total remuneration. Any cash bonus amounts paid are disclosed.

Previous financial years

Director remuneration

The remuneration information below includes cash salary and superannuation benefits, where applicable, for the financial year ending 30 June 2020.

Director

Total remuneration

SalarySuperannuationPaid to
Gerard Noonan*$108,186.52$98,800.48$9,386.04Director
Philip Andersen$45,007.00$41,102.28$3,904.72Director
Dale Bridle$45,007.00$45,007.00Epping Floral Centre
Katrina Ford$45,007.00$45,007.00AMWU
Susan Heaney$51,920.31$47,415.81$4,504.50Director
Carmel Tebbutt$45,007.00$41,102.28$3,904.72Director
Gary Callaghan$45,007.00$45,007.00AMWU
Shauna Black

$49,507.00

$45,211.88$4,295.12Director
Andrew Macaulay$45,006.97$45,006.97PVCA
Jim Reid$45,006.99$41,102.28$3,904.71Director
Matthew Deaner$45,007.00$45,007.00SPA
Ann Tonks (Alternate Director)$7,499.00$6,848.32$650.68Director
Paul Murphy (Alternate Director)$7,500.00$7,500.00MEAA
Ian Mortimer (Alternate Director)$7,500.00$7,500.00AMWU
Peter Clark (Alternate Director)$7,155.00$6,534.25$620.75Director

*Includes $27,000.00 ($24,657.53 salary + $2,342.47 super) for consulting-related duties for the 2019-20 financial year.

Executive and management remuneration

Total remuneration payments for executives and senior management staff outlined below include salary, superannuation, motor vehicle lease or allowance (selected at the discretion of the individual) for the financial year ending 30 June 2020. A cash bonus may also have been paid in for performance for the year ending 30 June 2019.#

Executive Team and Senior Managers

Total remuneration

SalarySuperannuation
Graeme Russell$326,340.39$312,214.80$14,125.59

Tony Griffin

$330,703.35$309,700.81$21,002.54
Elise Van Der Heyde$19,730.77$17,616.76$2,114.01

Norman Zhang

$171,979.64$155,298.36$16,681.28
Michael McQueen$110,671.63$99,961.49$10,710.14
Jennifer McSpadden$213,691.86$191,945.57$21,746.29
Tara Collins$0.00$0.00$0.00
Stephen Assimo$182,348.29$162,811.02$19,537.27
John Myers$182,348.29$162,811.02$19,537.27
Sue Hewitt$208,068.60$145,350.52$22,293.05
Michelle Chasser

inc bonus

$162,792.55

$2,508.80

$145,350.52

$2,240.00

$17,442.03

$268.80

Kimmy Leung Shing$119,275.52$106,496.00$12,779.52
Vikram Malik$48,246.15$43,076.93$5,169.22

# A cash bonus may be payable to staff (excluding the CEO) based on a review of their performance against key performance indicators and behaviours, and their overall performance appraisal score for the completed financial year. The CEO makes a final determination on any cash bonus payable, up to a maximum of 6% of total remuneration. Any cash bonus amounts paid are disclosed.