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New Yahoo CEO’s $27M Pay Package for 2012 = Lotsa Lettuce

Here’s the deal for new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, who left a job running eBay’s PayPal:

Annual pay: $1 million.

Bonus (if he’s very, very good): $2 million.

Bonus (even if he’s not): $500,000

Stock grant: $11 million.

One-time inducement grant: $5 million.

Make-whole cash bonus: $1.5 million

Make-whole restricted stock units: $6.5 million.

Shareholder horror if it doesn’t work this time: Priceless!

Oh, just read it for yourself:

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