Salary of the new CEO of GM could reach $ 14 million

Salary of the new CEO of GM could reach $ 14 million

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, should receive a total salary of $ 14.4 million this year. According to the automaker, Mary can receive $ 10 million in compensation over the long term as part of your package.

"The company reported total figures before submitting the report of the directors in April to correct misperceptions created by comparisons that used only a portion of total compensation of Barra," GM said in a statement sent by email.

In January, GM said Barra, 52, win $ 1.6 million salary and $ 2.8 million as part of the incentive plan of the company in the short term. Barra, who was director of the automaker's products, took the place of Dan Akerson, who resigned last month to take care of sick wife. Akerson earned $ 11.1 million in 2012.

After being quoted in Discourse on State of the Union Barack Obama in January, the compensation package Barra received media criticism. "Why GM believes that the value of Barra as CEO is currently 52 percent lower than Akerson?" Wrote Elizabeth MacDonald on February 3 in Foxbusiness.com.

The remuneration of CEOs of other global automakers varies. The CEO of Ford Motor Co., Alan Mulally, received about $ 21 million in compensation in 2012. . President of Toyota Motor Corp., Akio Toyoda, earned 184 million yen ($ 1.8 million) in 2012, Martin Winterkorn, Volkswagen AG, earned 14.5 million euros ($ 19.8 million) and Dieter Zetsche, Daimler AG, gained 8.15 million euros.

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