Henry Mance, Financial Times
ITV’s CEO, Adam Crozier, received £8.4 million pay last year, making his turnaround of the broadcaster one of the most lucrative jobs on the FTSE 100.
Nearly half the sum came from a one-off share entitlement that Mr Crozier agreed when he took over in April 2010…
Concern over executive pay peaked in 2012 in the UK, with protests by shareholders at a number of blue-chip companies.
On average, FTSE 100 chief executives were paid £4.3m that year, according to the High Pay Centre, a lobby group. That figure is equivalent to earning the average annual UK salary every three days.