McDonald’s chief executive Jim Skinner’s 2008 compensation package of $13.6 million—including a base salary of $1.3 million and $4.6 million in bonuses—was reportedly up 73 percent compared with the prior year. But the quick-service executive was one of few in the industry to see such a generous pay raise. More typical were executives like Harald Herrmann, president and chief operating officer of Yard House USA Inc., based in Irvine, Calif., who along with chief executive ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.

 

Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Already registered? here.