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Audio – Luring CEOs with big pay packages

January 9, 2007


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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