Satya Nadella earned $18.3 million in 2015 on the back of strong performance
In its annual proxy statement to the SEC today, Microsoft revealed that CEO Satya Nadella earned $18.3 million in total for 2015, with a base salary of $1.2 million, stock awards worth $12.8 million, and a $4.3 million bonus. In the proxy statement, the board praised Nadella's performance as the reason for the $4.3 million bonus:
In comparison, Nadella earned a bonus of $3.8 million on a base salary of $919,000 along with a stock award of $80 million in 2014. Each top Microsoft executive exceeded 100% of their eligible bonuses for 2015, and you can find the full details at the source link below.
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You certainly deserve a hundred dollar bonus... :)
I watch companies make stupid decisions all of the time, and its my right to point them out.
And that's the point, what you think are stupid decisions are not stupid decisions. It's just you not understanding how money works
How much would Sat expect to be paid to be shot at in Afghanistan? Perhaps he would see that as the easy option for slackers? Perhaps he would see such cushy jobs as their own reward? I'm not convinced.
Kim Kardashian can sit and take a picture with a product, and make in 10 seconds what another person makes in 3 years. Why? Because the exposure that product will get because of her will bring lots of money when people buy it. Doesn't matter if she worked hard or not, money goes to people for other reasons
If you fire an average worker who works hard, you will have tens of thousands others to replace them. If you fire somebody with a unique skill, it would be very hard to replace them, that's why they're paid more, whether they work hard or not
And also, all of the companies whose products you're using and like, when it comes to your fridge, your microwave, your phone,your computer, your coffee machine, your toothpaste, toothbrush, etc... Are a result of this. Innovation would die if money didn't go to people who bring value to the marketplace
The info is widely available if you want it. It should not be necessary for me to lead you by the nose. If you want a starting place I suggest you try the TUC or contact your own trade union. It is not so tough.
Of course I'm talking about what I think re. possibilities. Until we have tried another way I can't give you the 'facts' as we have yet to try those new ideas (that's what it means to be a new idea of course). I am suggesting that as a global society we democratically consider, think & experiment with more progressive ideas rather than sticking with a status quo few levels of society have ever been able to have a say about. A progressive approach has to be better than conceptual stagnation, floundering from one financial crisis to the next with no plan to ever improve things due to fear and powerful vested interests. All I'm suggesting is that we try to improve on the society we have been handed. Is that really asking for the moon on a stick? I don't think so. Don't fear change Aziz, it can be a good thing. I can see what's happening on a large scale, and I'm suggesting we all become not just part of it, but active drivers for change. We cannot improve if we just conceptually stand still.
Amazing that not one wall street CEO got busted for the 08 crash..
My CEO is a knight & full time aristo.
Is $1000 chump change to you? The bonus is probably chump change to Mr Nadella at this point. Posted from my Note 5
I get he is in a rebuilding phase, but to get bonuses when income is down is crazy
Better to cry in a Buggati than on a bike. Posted from my Note 5