Unilever has revealed that its former boss Paul Polman was paid a total of €11.7m (£10m) for his final year at the company, a combination of his fixed salary, an annual bonus and long-term incentives.
Mr Polman, who had been at the helm for a decade, announced in November that he was leaving the FTSE 100 conglomerate at the end of the year and would be succeeded by company lifer Alan Jope from Jan 1.
While Mr Polman was a paid a fixed salary of €1.6m for 2018, Mr Jope is due to receive €1.45m this year, although he could also receive annual bonuses worth up to €3.3m as well as shares worth up to €1.7m under the consumer goods giant’s long-term incentive plan.
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