The Internet giant's board of directors approved an Executive Bonus Plan, which calls for all executive officers - except Eric Schmidt, CEO, and founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin ?? to receive a maximum bonus of $4.5 million each, should they meet the plan's milestones. The plan is based on a formula linked to Google's non-GAAP operating income.
For Google executives, a $4.6 million bonus would be like receiving 10,000 shares of Google stock. Which would you chose?