Bloomberg Law
April 4, 2022, 8:47 PMUpdated: April 4, 2022, 10:45 PM

Before Musk Stock Buy, Twitter Top Lawyer’s Pay Jumped 130% (1)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Twitter Inc., which has a new CEO and new largest shareholder in Elon Musk, saw its legal chief Vijaya Gadde receive a roughly 130% pay raise in 2021.

Gadde’s total compensation was more than $16.9 million last year, the San Francisco-based company disclosed in a preliminary annual proxy statement filed April 1. That’s up from the roughly $7.3 million she earned in 2020.

The securities filing came before Musk, the high-profile head of Tesla Inc., on Monday became Twitter’s largest investor by taking a 9.2% stake in the company. The move—Musk has recently criticized Twitter’s platform, which he frequently ...

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