January 4, 2016 10:01am
According to a report based on 2013 to 2014 financial compensation by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BlackBerry CEO John Chen took home $89.7 million, which comprised salary, bonuses and stock options, to top the list of top-paid Canadian executives.
Magna CEO Donald Walker followed in second position at $23.4 million. Gerald Schwartz of Onex, who was the top paid CEO last year, earned $21.1 million. The lowest-paid CEO on the top 100 list was a measly $4.3 million earned by Peter Blake, the former CEO of Ritchie Bros Auctioneers.
BlackBerry recently reported its Q3 earning and posted a loss of three cents per share on revenue of $557 million.