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Pay ratios could curb excessive CEO pay and counter inequality

EYE-POPPING PAY RISE: A recent SEC filing showed Google CEO Sundar Pichai was awarded US$199m in shares, making him the highest-paid chief executive in the US. Although he sits on top of the pile, news of his or any CEO's big pay rise will come as little surprise to many.

GOOGLE CEO Sundar Pichai has earned an eye-popping pay rise. He was awarded US$199 million in shares, according to a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It makes him the highest-paid chief executive in the United States and though he sits at the top of the pile,...

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