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Twitter’s Top Lawyer Saw Pay Package Dip During 2019

April 15, 2020, 11:28 PM

Vijaya Gadde has the power to block Tweets and she’s also one of the top paid executives at the social media company that makes such mini-missives possible.

Twitter Inc.'s chief legal officer earned more than $7.9 million in total compensation last year, the company disclosed in a proxy statement filed April15. The pay package represents a roughly 33% drop from the $11.8 million that Gadde earned in 2018. Her total 2017 pay, however, was just $908,060, per Twitter’s proxy.

Gadde, who also serves as Twitter’s corporate secretary, did not immediately respond to a request for comment about her compensation. Gadde ...