Apple's Tim Cook Is One Of the Highest-Paid CEO in the Tech Industry, Earned More Than $133 Million In 2019

Bloomberg published a new report about the highest-paid CEOs and executives in 2019. According to the report, Elon Musk, CEO Tesla is the highest-paid CEO across the globe with over $595 million made during the last year. However, when it comes to the tech industry, Apple's Tim Cook is the highest-paid CEO in the industry.

Tim Cook made more than $133 million during the last year. This indicates that he is the second-highest-paid CEO around the world. When it comes to Apple’s competitors from the tech industry, the closest is Robert Swan, CEO at Intel. Robert Swan made $99 million during the year 2019.

Sundar Pichai, CEO at Alphabet/Google is the third-highest paid CEO in the tech industry and was paid more than $86 million during 2019. You may also note that the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella holds the ninth position in the chart provided by Bloomberg. Nadella made over $77 million during the year 2019.

Currently, Apple is the most valuable company around the world, so it makes sense that its CEO, Tim Cook should also do well. According to Bloomberg’s chart, more than $122 million of all the money Cook made last year comes from stock awards. In comparison, his yearly bonus accounts for ‘only’ $7.6 million.

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla leads the charts for the year 2019, all the money he made during 2019 comes from option rewards. Discussing the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, more than $64 million of all the money made by Nadella comes from stock awards. While over $10.7 million of all the money made by Nadella in 2019 comes from a bonus for the performance of the company during the year 2018.

The tech industry is still dominating the charts, and the data published by Bloomberg also reveals that no less than 4 out of 10 CEOs in the top ten paid CEOs across the globe come from this sector. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, Alphabet’s CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella, and Intel’s CEO Robert Swan together made over half a billion dollars in 2019. This indicates how well the tech industry is doing these days. According to Bloomberg, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has already confirmed that he will donate all the money he earned in 2019.

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