Rightmove gifts top duo share options worth at least £2.23 million

first_imgHome » News » Marketing » Rightmove gifts top duo share options worth at least £2.23 million previous nextMarketingRightmove gifts top duo share options worth at least £2.23 millionCEO and CFO are to share the pot after Rightmove’s results were published recently revealing increased profits and revenues.Nigel Lewis11th March 20191 Comment1,810 Views Both the CEO and finance chief of Rightmove have ‘found their happy’ after being given share options worth between them over £2.23 million at today’s stock price of £4.97p, and possibly substantially more if the price is higher when they cash them in.The options are in part to reward the pair for hitting their bonus targets last year, and to incentivise them to keep the Rightmove profits juggernaut rolling.The largest share of the bonus pot goes to CEO Peter Brookes-Johnson (pictured, above) who is to receive bonus target deferred share options worth £280,800 which he can cash-in two years from now, and a further tranche of share options worth £1.02 million which can be sold in three years’ time, assuming certain performance criteria are met.This means Brooks-Johnson now holds shares and options worth £8.8 million.£1,000 per branchThe deal for the 46-year-old follows Rightmove’s full-year results for 2018 which revealed that the average monthly payment per customer hit £1,000 a month last year, and that both profits and revenue increased by 10%.Chief Finance Officer Robyn Perriss (pictured, above), 45, has received options worth £201,600 for reaching her 2018 bonus targets, and future performance share options worth £730,850, again assuming the business performs well. Perris can cash-in her shares a year earlier than Brooks-Johnson.The latest award gives Perris a total shareholding including options worth in total £1.19 million through the bonus scheme, although she has a substantial shareholding through other schemes.The awards follows news last week that Rightmove’s chairman Scott Forbes is to leave the company in 2020 after 14 years following a minor but politically significant shareholder revolt last year.Robyn Perris Peter Brookes-Johnson Rightmove March 11, 2019Nigel LewisOne commentJames Robinson, Lurot Brand Lurot Brand 11th March 2019 at 11:31 amA huge congratulations to these super talented directors who have taken Rightmove’s profit margin from 69% to 77% by simply putting all our prices up.Their fee structure rewards the companies with the most offices which helps bankrupt the small independent estate agents and massively rewards the large corporates, like Connell’s and Countrywide, who are both major shareholders, Genius!Log in to ReplyWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more