Harley-Davidson CEO Got $6.4M Pay Package in 2010

Harley-Davidson Inc. CEO Keith Wandell received compensation valued at $6.4 million in 2010, up 1 percent from 2009, when the executive spent only eight months on the job.

That’s according to an Associated Press analysis of data filed with regulators Friday by the Milwaukee motorcycle manufacturer.

Stock and option awards totaling $3.02 million and a performance-based cash bonus of $2.3 million accounted for most of Wandell’s compensation.

Harley reported a $146.5 million profit in 2010, compared with a $55.1 million loss in 2009.

The AP calculation aims to isolate the value that company boards place on CEOs’ total compensation packages. It includes salary, bonus, incentives, perks and the estimated value of stock options and awards.

– The Associated Press

Comments

  1. AirborneSoldier says:

    We cannot compete because of the growth of the federal government. Every regulation has a cost. How many are there?
    As for CEO pay, the communists like to draw attention to this, and the last time I was at one of the HD factories, I saw a whole lot of people being paid a LOT of money for work that wasn’t very difficult. They are compensated just fine.

  2. Hoosier Bill says:

    Overpaid compared to whom? Underpaid compared to a lot of athletes and movie stars etc.

  3. OVERPAID AS IS MOST EVERY OTHER CEO IN THIS COUNTRY. AND WE WONDER WHY WE CAN’T COMPETE. I WONDER HOW THE HOURLY WORKERS WHO HAD TO MAKE CONCESSION OR THE COMPANY WOULD HAVE TO MOVE THE FACTORY FEEL???

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