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Read 'em and weep: The 10 biggest CEO pay raises

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Read 'em and weep: The 10 biggest CEO pay raises
Avaya CEO Kevin Kennedy got a fivefold pay increase last year. Sprint more than quadrupled Dan Hesse's package. Which other tech CEOs saw dramatic pay jumps in 2013? Read More


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10 biggest CEO pay raises

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