We are laying off scientists, deeply cutting R&D again and shutting down all carrer growth opportunities, but at least the top is taking care of themselves very nicely. I'm sure FD and MD are right up there. Disgusting behavior is what this is, just sad to see. Not sure how they look in the mirror or face thier kids for what they are all doing. How's that for Straight Talk?
Pfizer Inc. CEO Ian Read makes $18 million in 2012
Ian Read, CEO of Pfizer Inc., the largest pharmaceutical company in the world, pocketed $18 million in 2012. Read, 59, saw his compensation increase from making $17.8 million in 2011. He had a pay package including $1.75 million in salary, $3.4 million in incentive pay and $5.6 million in vested shares. He also has personal access to a corporate aircraft and received $3.4 million in incentive pay, stock options and $12.9 million in stock options and perks. Read has been CEO since 2010 and joined the company in 1978 as an auditor. He was ranked as No. 37 on the list of Top 100 highest-paid CEOs by the AFL-CIO in 2012. The company reported $59 billion in full-year revenue in 2012