By Mike Colias, Crain News Service
DETROIT (Feb. 11, 2014) — General Motors Co. expects to pay CEO Mary Barra about $14.4 million this year.
GM released the compensation amount Feb. 10 in response to reports speculating on her compensation compared with that of retired CEO Dan Akerson.
Ms. Barra, 52, will be paid a salary of $1.6 million, short-term incentives of $2.8 million and long-term compensation of $10 million. Her $14.4 million total compares with $9 million that Mr. Akerson was paid in 2012. He retired as CEO on Jan. 15. GM has not yet disclosed Mr. Akerson's compensation for 2013.