People: Churchill Downs Inc (CHDN.OQ)
Mr. William C. Carstanjen is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Carstanjen was named the Company’s twelfth Chief Executive Officer in August 2014 and appointed to the Board of Directors in July 2015. Carstanjen served as CDI’s President and Chief Operating Officer (2011-2014), CDI’s Chief Operating Officer (2009-2011) and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Development Officer for the Company (2005-2008). Mr. Carstanjen joined CDI in July 2005 after serving as an executive with General Electric Company. Mr. Carstanjen began his career as an attorney with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance. Mr. Carstanjen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his leadership role at CDI. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Carstanjen has led CDI’s diversification strategy into online wagering and regional casino gaming, as well as led the growth of the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby events.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||1,276,150|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||16,827,900|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||3,016,270|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||21,120,400|