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Tim Cook second highest-paid U.S. CEO behind Elon Musk, and it's not close

Posted On: Jul 10, 2020   |   Posted By: iMore

Tim Cook second highest-paid U.S. CEO behind Elon Musk, and it's not close

Tim Cook earned $133M as Apple CEO last year, but Elon Musk raked in nearly $600M...
What you need to know
A new Bloomberg report has revealed how tech CEOs dominate the list of highest-paid leaders in the U.S.
Apple CEO Tim Cook ranked second, having earned $133M in 2019.
His earnings pale in comparison to Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
A new Bloomberg report has revealed that contrary to popular belief, tech CEOs, rather than those of Wall Street, are some of the highest-paid company heads around.
According to the report :
Rightly or wrongly, Wall Street CEOs are still excoriated as greedy fat cats who exemplify everything that's wrong with executive pay.
But look around corporate America these days, and you'll find any number of executives, particularly in tech, taking home far more than those bankers ever made-even during the boom years before the financial crisis-without a fraction of the scrutiny or the outrage.
Apple CEO Tim Cook landed second in Bloomberg's list of Highest-paid CEOs and executives in 2019. Tim...

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