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Equilar’s report on CEO pay indicates growing focus on stock options as executive compensation

Apparently, now is a good time to be the chief executive officer of a natural gas firm. If you are looking for the highest levels of executive compensation, that is. 

A recent report from executive compensation data firm Equilar found that the CEO of Cheniere Energy, a distributor of natural gas, raked in $142 million in 2013. If that seems like a lot, well, you can take solace in knowing that he was the only executive in the report that cracked nine figures.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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