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Pichai received stock award of $198.7 million

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google

New York, April 29 (UITV/IANS)- Google CEO, Sundar Pichai received a stock award of $198.7 million in 2016. The amount is almost double of his 2015 stock award which was $ 99.8.

According to a media report, the Indian born CEO received salary of $650,000 in 2016 where in 2015 he earned $ 652.500. Pichai's massive pay package came even as his two bosses and Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, once again drew salaries of only one dollar for their roles as CEO and President, respectively, of parent company Alphabet.

Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Co- founders of Google

As per the source, Google’s sales rose 22.5 per cent and net income rose 19 per cent as it maintained its position as the top seller of internet advertising.

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