SEC Filing Reveals Compensation Of Google's New CFO Ruth Porat

By on March 27, 2015 in ArticlesCelebrity News

In case you were looking for a way to make A TON of money, aiming to be the Chief Financial Officer of a major publicly traded company is always a safe bet. Recently, Google announced that it hired Ruth Porat away from Morgan Stanley to be the search giant's CFO. And today, thanks to an SEO filing, we're learning exactly how much it takes to woo someone away from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.

According to a filing with the Securities Exchange Commission, Ruth will be paid $70 million between now and 2019. A little less than half of that total, $30.65 million, will be paid this year. She will earn $650,000 in base salary, a $5 million bonus plus $25 million worth of stock options that vest over time. She will also receive $7,500 to help pay for her moving expenses as she transplants from New York to California.

(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

In 2016, Porat will earn the same base salary of $650k plus $40 million more in options that vest over time.

That's a huge raise from the $10 million she reportedly earned per year in salary and bonus while at Morgan Stanley. It's also significantly more than than the $18 million her former boss, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman, earned in 2014.

Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
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