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With a paycheck of $5.8 Million, Samsung's J.K. Shin beats Apple's Tim Cook - Techpurge With a paycheck of $5.8 Million, Samsung's J.K. Shin beats Apple's Tim Cook - Techpurge
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With a paycheck of $5.8 Million, Samsung’s J.K. Shin beats Apple’s Tim Cook

In a post today, reuters reports that J.K. Shin who isĀ Head of Samsung Electronics Co’s mobile business received a $5.8 million compensation package last year. This beats what their U.S. rival Apple Inc pay.

Samsung as the world’s biggest technology company by revenue, in the new disclosure rules said Shin’s pack included a base salary of 1.17 billion won and 1.6 billion won in incentives and performance bonus.

By comparison,Ā AppleĀ chief executive Tim Cook received $4.25 million in 2013, little changed from the previous year when he had been paid $4.17 million.

Shin leads Samsung’s mobileĀ business. HeĀ has since overseen the launch of its flagship Galaxy handsets that helped it unseatĀ AppleĀ in the smartphone market and also sparkedĀ patentĀ litigations the world over that claimed Samsung copied the look and feel of the U.S. firm’s iconic mobile products.