Some executives saw their total compensation rise dramatically in fiscal 2009
No. 2. Richard Clark, who leads Red Back Mining Inc., realized a 256-per-cent increase in his compensation last year. He earned $6.3-million in 2009, up from $1.8-million the previous year. Shown here is Red Back's Tasiast Gold Mine in Mauritania.
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No. 3. William Downe, president and CEO of BMO financial group, saw his compensation increase 212 per cent. He earned $7.6-million in 2009 compared with $2.4-million in the previous years.
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Alain Bouchard, president of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc
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