Becky Schmitt, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
Becky Schmitt, 47, is another relative newcomer at Cognizant having joined in February of 2020 after serving a combined three-plus years as chief people officer at both Sam’s Club and Walmart.
For 2020, Schmitt received a salary of $595,845, which was supplemented by a bonus of $600,000 for the year. Schmitt also received stock awards of $7.56 million, non-equity incentive plan compensation of $506,468, and compensation for relocation expenses and gross-up for taxes totaling $211,263. In total, Schmitt received total compensation for 2020 of $9.47 million.