Apr 25, 2017 - Technology

Yahoo CEO to make $186m after Verizon deal

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer (Magnus Höij / Flickr Creative Commons)

Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer is slated to receive a windfall of $186 million when much of the company's assets are sold to Verizon, according to multiple reports. That number is based on the value of equity and options she owns.

Why it matters: Mayer's tenure at Yahoo has been rocky, with the company's sale price ultimately being re-negotiated because of revelations of multiple security breaches.

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