Glen Post, CenturyLink CEO and president
Post, who joined CenturyLink in 1976, netted an $8.7 million pay package last year, including a $1 million salary, $1.8 million bonus, equity awards valued at $5.2 million, and $752,548 worth of perks and other compensation. Post’s compensation climbed 14% (compared to $7.7 million in 2011), while CenturyLink made much bigger gains in revenue and income during the same time period. Revenue climbed 20% to $18.4 billion, up from $15.4 billion in 2011. Net income increased 36% to $777 million, compared to $573 million a year earlier.