• KIA Investment Research
    $BBRY, Experts question Chen's BlackBerry pay package http://bit.ly/1adv8Ro
    11/8/13
    Reply (14)
    • KIA Investment Research: Compensation experts are raising concerns about the $90-million share package that BlackBerry Ltd. offered new interim chief executive...
      11/8/13
    • KIA Investment Research: John Chen, saying the company could end up stoking investor wrath by making large payouts to the executive even if he performs poorly.
      11/8/13
    • KIA Investment Research: Why am I not surprised?
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    • KIA Investment Research: [Chen] could walk away with $13-million if the share price sinks to $1 per share.
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    • mapshop1@optonline.net: I give up. Why are you not surprised?
      11/8/13
    • LYogi: High expectations for Mr. Chen.
      11/8/13
    • contrarianwise: Chen's average is 22% year--up with Buffett and Singleton-two of the greatest businessmen in history-I noted the "experts" left this out.
      11/9/13
    • contrarianwise: as they say you get what you pay for, let's hope so
      11/9/13
    • contrarianwise: I don't think Chen will be buying any planes--let's hope not--maybe Andreas can talk to him here
      11/9/13
    • Tom Shaughnessy: Wow, thats ridiculous
      11/9/13
    • mapshop1@optonline.net: In a turn-around situation and a business in transition. Can't quantify standard performance hurdles at the ends of years 3,4 and 5.
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    • mapshop1@optonline.net: Simply still being in business at years 3,4 and 5 implies successfully achieving the objective.
      11/9/13
    • 1980XLS: I would be totally happy to wreck the remains for $1M in total compensation.
      11/10/13
    • contrarianwise: Wonder what they would pay Buffett or Singleton? Chen is their equal with Sybase?
      11/10/13