Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was not only the highest paid female chief executive last year. She was one of the best-paid CEOs overall. Depending on which ranking you check, her $42.1 million in 2014 compensation notched her as the 23rd, the fourteenth or even the fifth most highly paid CEO of a major U.S. company.
So as questions swirl over Yahoo's future -- Yahoo's board said Wednesday it had scrapped the idea of spinning off its stake in Alibaba Group and will examine a "reverse spin-off" of its other businesses instead -- it's not surprising many are looking to see how much Mayer could make if she and the ...
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