The Wall Street Journal identifies the Sanjay Jha Motorola co-chief executive as the biggest pay-getter at any public company in 2008.The vast majority of his $104 million in annual compensation comes in stock options that are presently worthless.
sanjay jha motorola Sanjay K. Jha born 1963, joined Motorola in 2008 and serves as co-chief executive officer of Motorola, Inc. and chief executive officer of Motorola’s Mobile Devices business. He is also a member of Motorola’s Board of Directors. June 2005, he was elected to the board of directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). Considered to be the leading voice for the semiconductor industry, more than 85 percent of the industry in the United States is comprised of SIA members. He also serves as vice chairman of the Fabless Semiconductor Association, the voice of the fabless business model and a group with more than 450 corporate members.
If Motorola fails to spin off its phone unit by Oct. 31, 2010, Jha can collect a $30 million payment. The clock is ticking.India-born chief Sanjay Jha has emerged America’s top paid CEO, while Citigroup’s Vikram Pandit tops the league among bailed out banks. Jha holds a Ph.D. in electronic and electrical engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He received his bachelor’s of science degree in engineering from the University of Liverpool, England.