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Discovery Gives Perrette New Employment Deal

Discovery Communications has signed JB Perrette, president of the company’s international division, to a new employment contract that runs through June 30, 2019.

The deal gives Perrette a base salary of 1.175 million British pounds, or $1.7 million dollars. His bonus is targeted at 150% of his salary

He will also be granted stock units worth $1.5 miliion and other benefits.

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Perrette was named president of Discovery Networks International in January 2014. He joined Discovery in 2011, leading the company’s digital operations.

Before joining Discovery, Perrette was with NBCUniversal.