It was only $58 million, and even that was because she’s such a good, shareholder-value-creating CEO. So get off her chaise longue-lying back.

$58 million for 15 months of work.

That’s what Yahoo’s Chief Operating Officer Henrique De Castro got in severance pay when he was sent packing on Jan. 16, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing made public on Wednesday….

De Castro’s severance package, which included $1 million in cash plus equity, was valued at $17 million on Oct. 15, 2012, when he signed his offer letter.

That figure more than tripled during De Castro’s brief time at the company when Yahoo’s share prices rose, thanks to its 24 percent stake in Chinese Internet giant Alibaba.

Yahoo spends $58 million to fire its chief operating officer [WaPo]

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  1. Posted by Lompoc FIC trustee | April 17, 2014 at 5:19 PM

    Hey, whaddya know June 17th is poppadom day in the Indian wing.