Revealed: Australia's 50 highest-paid CEOs
Revealed: Australia’s 50 highest-paid CEOs
The annual CEO pay survey shows a drastic jump of an average of 24 per cent, with annual bonuses soaring by 67 per cent, the highest increase in recent record.
Ruslan Kogan, boss of the $960 million online retailer Kogan, scored last year’s biggest pay rise, an increase of $8.4 million, swelling his pay packet to $9 million and rocketing him up the ranks to become the country’s sixth-highest-paid chief executive.
The pay rise triggered a 42 per cent protest vote and ‘second strike’ at Thursday’s shareholder meeting. Chairman Greg Ridder said he was “delighted” if Kogan was “well rewarded” because that meant “shareholders will be well remunerated”, after the share price rose from less than $5 last year to close to $25 but has …
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