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Audio – Luring CEOs with big pay packages

January 9, 2007

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Shareholder complaints about exorbitant executive pay grew louder this month when Home Depot gave CEO Robert Nardelli an exit package worth more than $2 million. But Paul Atkins, a Republican commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said high pay may be critical for companies hoping to lure top talent.

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