The total compensation of Neiman Marcus Inc. president and chief executive officer Burt Tansky rose 16.3 percent to $3.9 million for fiscal 2009, according to the retailer’s annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The ceo’s salary was about the same as last year at $1.5 million and the value of his option awards was unchanged at $1.5 million. The big adjustment came in the value of his pension and deferred compensation, which rose to $786,000 from $205,000 in 2008.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"