Thorsten Heins, BlackBerry CEO and president
Heins, who was promoted to CEO in January 2012, netted a five-fold pay increase in BlackBerry’s 2012 fiscal year. His $10.2 million compensation package (up from $1.9 million in 2011) included a $670,222 salary, equity awards valued at $9.5 million, and perks and other compensation worth $34,419. Revenue at BlackBerry (which changed its name from Research In Motion) was $18.4 billion, down 7% from $19.9 billion in 2011. Net income came in at $1.2 billion, a decline of 66% compared to $3.4 billion a year earlier.