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Pfizer CEO got $13.7 million in 2009 compensation
USA Today

The chief executive of drug giant Pfizer Inc., Jeffrey Kindler, received a 2009 compensation package valued by The Associated Press at $13.7 million, down 7.6% from 2008, as the board reduced the stock awards he received, citing economic pressures. The reduction happened even though Pfizer posted higher profit and sales last year amid a recession that has crimped even spending on medicine — and Kindler pulled off Pfizer’s most valuable acquisition ever.

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