As Microsoft Prospers, Here's What 5 Top Execs Are Paid
While CEO Satya Nadella saw the largest pay increase during Microsoft's latest fiscal year, other executives also received expanded stock awards and other compensation.
While Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella saw his total pay soar 66 percent in the company's last fiscal year, he wasn't the only top Microsoft executive to receive a sizable pay increase.
Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft disclosed the fiscal 2019 pay packages for five top executives in its annual proxy statement, released on Wednesday. While Microsoft directors did approve increased base salaries for the five executives, stock awards were the largest source of expanded executive pay at the company in fiscal 2019, according to the regulatory filing.
During the year, Microsoft enjoyed a growing market capitalization and a surge in cloud-related revenue from the Azure cloud platform, Office 365 and other products. Microsoft grew its commercial cloud revenue 43 percent to $38.1 billion in its fiscal 2019, which ended June 30.
What follows are the details on what five top Microsoft executives received in total compensation during the company's fiscal 2019.