More Executive Compensation News - Standard Chartered, Schroders, Jefferies

The Financial Times reports that Standard Chartered has revealed that its five top earners outside the board made $42m between them for their work in 2010, with CEO Peter Sands also bagging $7.8m (up from $6.9m in 2009), and Mike Rees, the head of the firm's investment banking division, pulling in $14.1m.

The five non-board memebers, all thought to work in investment banking, are said to have made between $7.1m and $11.9m each, and the majority of the pay came in bonus awards.

In the meantime, The London Evening Standard reports that Schroders CEO Michael Dobson received around $11.5m for his efforts in 2010, made up of a base salary of $641,000, a $4.8m cash bonus and $4.8m in deferred equity. Dobson, who bagged just short of $4.8m in total in 2009, also received $1.3m under a long-term incentive plan.

Schroders Vice Chairman Massimo Tosato received total comp of some $6.9m, while Chief Investment Officer Alan Brown got $4.8m.

Finally, Dow Jones Newswires reports that Jefferies CEO Richard Handler received $15.2m in the firm's fiscal-year 2010. Handler got a base salary of $916,667, and $13m in restricted stock. He was also entitled to receive $2.5m in a cash bonus, but asked the firm's board to slash the award to $1.3m.

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