Google CEO Sundar Pichai pay doubled, gets $200 mn compensation in 2016

Sundar Pichai

Latest News – Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai received a stock award of $198.7 million in 2016, almost double his 2015 stock award of $99.8 million, a media report said.

That brought his total compensation in 2016 to $199.7 million, almost twice the $100.6 million he earned in 2015.

Pichai received a salary of $650,000 in 2016, slightly less than the $652,500 he earned in 2015, CNBC reported on Friday.

According to a filing from Google’s parent company, Alphabet (GOOGL, Tech30), the company’s compensation committee attributed the generous pay to Pichai’s promotion to CEO and “numerous successful product launches.”

Pichai’s massive pay package came even as his two bosses and Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, once again drew salaries of (Read More)

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