She brought AMD back from the brink of bankruptcy

AMD’s Lisa Su was the highest paid CEO in the S&P 500 last year

She is the first woman to reach the summit annual audit, Compiled by Associated Press And administrative compensation analysis company Equilar, since its establishment in 2011
Su’s total revenue in 2019 was $58.5 million-more than $13 million more than the next highest paid CEO, Explore the company (Disc) David Zaslav, with an annual income of $45.8 million. A study released last week surveyed CEO compensation S&P 500 (SPX) Companies that have held positions for at least two years by the end of 2019.
Since the study looked at compensation packages since 2019, the results did not reflect the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which forced many executives Abandon some or all compensation.

Su’s salary has risen significantly from last year-she earned $13.4 million in 2018-largely thanks to a one-time performance-based stock award. In 2019, she received a basic salary of $1 million and a performance bonus of $1.2 million.

After being the helm of AMD in 2014, Su led the company to the brink of financial crisis, Turn it into the best performer Ranked second in the S&P 500 index, and is a strong competitor of Intel. The semiconductor company is now creating technology to power cloud computing and gaming computers.

In 2019 alone, AMD’s stock price increased by 156%.

Su’s bold bets helped the company reverse the situation. Hans Mosesmann, managing director of Rosenblatt Securities, said in a speech that her success was “a once in a lifetime” event. Interview at the end of last year.
Su is one of the few women leading large technology companies, and is one of 20 women on the Equilar list, which has a total of 329 executives. Those 20 also include Lockheed Martin (LMT) Marillyn Hewson, General Motors’ (General Motors) Mary Barra and former IBM Corporation (IBM Corporation) CEO Ginni Rometty, Stepped down in April.

Research shows that the median salary of female executives is $13.9 million, while the median salary of male executives is $12.3 million, although the number of women on the list is much less than that of men.

More broadly, the study found that the median salary of all executives surveyed reached $12.3 million, a 4.1% increase from 2018, although the growth rate was lower than in the previous two years.

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