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Sundar Pichai gets pay raise as new Alphabet CEO

Newly appointed Alphabet Inc. CEO Sundar Pichai will receive an increased salary of $2 million, effective Jan. 1, 2020, as approved by the company's leadership development and compensation committee.

Pichai, who remains CEO of Google LLC, has also been granted with two tranches of performance stock units with a target value of $45 million each. The performance stock units will be based on Alphabet's total shareholder return performance and is subject to continued employment.

The executive is also awarded restricted stock units worth $120 million and a transitional award of $30 million worth of restricted stock units.

The awarded stock units consist of both performance-based and time-based equity, vesting from 2020 through 2022. It also include a one-time transitional grant of time-based restricted stock units vesting during 2020.

Upon vesting, each performance stock unit and restricted stock unit will entitle Pichai to receive one share of Alphabet's class C capital stock.

Pichai took over as Alphabet CEO as company co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin relinquished control of the company. Pichai's salary as Google CEO in 2017 was about $1.3 million.