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Oracle’s Catz Becomes Top-Paid Female Executive With $57 Million

  • Bloomberg Pay Index ranks the 200 top-paid U.S. bosses
  • Alphabet’s Ruth Porat is No. 2 with $41 million awarded pay
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Oracle CEO Catz Is Highest Paid U.S. Female Executive

Safra Catz emerged as the highest-paid U.S. female executive in fiscal 2015 when she became co-chief executive officer of Oracle Corp.

Catz was awarded a $56.9 million pay package last year, placing her first among women on the Bloomberg Pay Index, a ranking of the 200 best-paid executives at companies that trade on U.S. exchanges. Her pay included $10.5 million in special equity awards tied to the promotion in addition to annual stock grants and a $1 million salary.