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UnitedHealth CEO receives $8.9M in ’09
Los Angeles Business Journal

UnitedHealth Group Inc. CEO Stephen Hemsley received nearly $9 million in compensation for 2009, an increase of almost $6 million from the previous year.

Hemsley’s salary remained unchanged from a year ago, standing at $1.3 million. However, he received more than $5 million combined from stock-award and stock appreciation reward (SAR) compensation in 2009. He didn’t receive either SAR or stock-award pay in 2008.