Here Were Microsoft’s Top Paid Executives In 2021
Wade Tyler Millward
Microsoft saw $168.1 billion in sales for fiscal year 2021 as it hailed the results of “another year of historic financial performance.”
2. Christopher D. Young
Christopher Young, Microsoft’s executive vice president of business development, strategy and ventures, received about $28.5 million in total compensation in fiscal year 2021. Microsoft hired the former McAfee CEO in November.
Young received a salary of about $542,000. He also received a $3.5 million on-hire cash bonus.
Microsoft gave Young about $22.6 million in stock awards and $1.8 million in non-equity incentive plan compensation. He received about $70,000 in other compensation, most of the money in charitable gifts.
Among Young’s key results for the fiscal year, he “implemented further rigor into the evaluation and execution of strategic partnership opportunities, including alliances, venture investments, and joint ventures aligned with our corporate strategy” and “expanded existing global partnerships while uncovering and unblocking new growth opportunities.”