Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella saw his total pay jump to $42.9 million for fiscal 2019, up from $25.8 million the year before. While Nadella's salary rose $833,000 to $2.3 million, his stock awards surged by nearly $13 million to reach $29.7 million during the year. Non-equity incentive plan compensation also climbed $3.3 million to $10.8 million.
"Under Mr. Nadella’s leadership and ongoing commitment to long-term success, the Company saw a strong finish to a record fiscal year delivering more than $125 billion in revenue for the full year with double-digit revenue and net income growth in 2019," Microsoft said in its proxy statement.
Meanwhile, "Mr. Nadella continued to lead strong efforts to build trust with stakeholders, and his personal engagement with customers, partners, and investors has been exceptional," the company said.