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Former BlackBerry boss ranked third-highest paid wireless exec

telecom | 04/16/2014 7:44 pm EDT

Former BlackBerry Ltd. CEO Thorsten Heins was the third-highest paid executive in 2013 among wireless companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges, according to the website FierceWireless. Based on filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the website said Heins received total compensation of $22 million US in 2013. That included a base salary of $3 million US, plus bonuses, stocks and other supplemental pay of $19 million US, the website said. It more than doubled his previous year’s compensation of $10.3 million US, the article said. BlackBerry announced on Nov. 4 that...