$37.7 million is a new Australian record. Why our corporate chiefs are paid so well

The latest report, relating to the financial year that ended in 2019, reveals a new record for the money actually paid in one year, so-called realised remuneration, of AU$37.7 million. The extraordinary sum went to Andrew Barkla, the chief executive of a little-known company, IDP Education. He beat the previous record set by the chief executive of Domino’s Pizza Don Meij who took home $36.84 million in 2017.

$37.7 million is a new Australian record. Why our corporate chiefs are paid so well