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Shareholders Of Citigroup Reject Big Paychecks

Apr 18, 2012
Originally published on April 18, 2012 7:50 am
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INSKEEP: At Citigroup's annual meeting Tuesday, 55 percent of shareholders voted against big paychecks for the firms top executives. Citigroup's latest pay package saw the CEO take home some $25 million, despite dwindling share values. This is the first shareholder rejection of big executive pay at a major Wall Street firm. The majority vote, while not binding, is being called by analysts historic. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.