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Dan Akerson gets nine million U.S. dollars


Dan Akerson: Neuer GM-Chef und Einkommensmillionär. Quelle: Reuters

Dan Akerson : New GM- income chief and a millionaire. Source: Reuters

HB DETROIT . The teilverstaatlichte U.S. automaker General Motors paid its new CEO Dan Akerson , with a salary package of nine million dollars. Akerson receive annually $ 1,700,000 in cash and an equity stake of $ 7,300,000 , said Opel’s mother. This Akerson get a similar annual salary as his predecessor, Ed Whitacre .

Akerson , who has previously worked for the financial investor, Carlyle , has been first September boss of the group. End of the year he will also take over the GM post of Executive Whitacre , who until then receives $ 300,000 for his work as chairman .

GM in August had submitted an application for an IPO, is expected in November . If that is the U.S. government reducing its stake in GM by nearly 61 percent. The governments in the United States and Canada had saved GM with billions of taxpayers’ money before the off.