• Executive pay soared during the pandemic, widening the gulf between CEOs and employees. These were the 5 execs who received the largest pay packages in 2020

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Palantir CEO Alex Karp.
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    Executive compensation skyrocketed in 2020, a New York Times and Equilar analysis found.
    Palantir CEO Alex Karp was the highest-paid public company CEO at $1.1 billion.
    Eight of the top earners received compensation packages worth over $100 million last year.
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    For US executives, 2020 was a banner year. The New York Times partnered with executive compensation consulting firm Equilar to examine CEO pay during the pandemic, and how it compared to the average worker at the...
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