These Are Cognizant’s Top 6 Highest Paid Executives
Joseph F. Kovar
While fiscal 2020 was a down year for Cognizant, the company’s top executives did well. Here are Cognizant’s 6 highest paid executives.
Matthew Friedrich, Former General Counsel
Matthew Friedrich, 54, joined Cognizant in 2017 after serving as chief corporate counsel at Chevron for the three prior years. However, he recently left Cognizant to join UnitedHealth Group as executive vice president and chief legal officer as of Jan. 11 of this year.
Friedrich received a salary of $650,000 in 2020, stock awards of $4.97 million, non-equity incentive plan compensation of $552,500, and 401(k) matching contribution of $8,000, giving him a total 2020 compensation of $6.18 million.