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B.C.'s top paid public sector executives

The B.C. government has released a list of the top paid public sector executives for the fourth year in a row, including base pay and performance bonuses.

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The B.C. government has released a list of the top paid public sector executives for the fourth year in a row, including base pay and performance bonuses.

T.M. Bechard, managing director of Powerex — BC Hydro

  • Base salary: $358,800.
  • Incentive plan: $540,000.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $22,560.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $90,358.

Total: $1,011,718.

Allan Seckel, deputy minister to the premier and head of B.C. Public Service

  • Base salary: $268,006.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $26,827.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $16,543.
  • Severance: $549, 776.

Total: $861,152.

Martyn Brown, deputy minister of Jobs, Tourism & Innovation

  • Base salary: $192,942.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $37,439.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $6,603.
  • Severance: $416,191

Total: $653,175.

Stephen Toope, president and vice-chancellor of UBC

  • Base salary: $378,000.
  • Incentive plan: $50,000.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $85,908.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $67,470.

Total: $581,378.

Warren Buckley, president and CEO of the B.C. Pavilion Corporation

  • Base salary: $400,000.
  • Incentive plan: $100,000.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $40,396.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $23,311.

Total: $563,707.

Kevin Mahoney, president and CEO of the B.C. Railway Company

  • Base salary: $77,212.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $30,876.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $23,035.
  • Severance: $392,333.

Total: $523,456.

Geri Prior, chief financial officer for ICBC

  • Base salary: $294,711.
  • Incentive plan: $135,228.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $59,332.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $33,507.

Total: $522,778.

T.M. Conway, president and CEO of Powerex – BC Hydro

  • Base salary: $254,528.
  • Incentive plan: $91,789.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $61,087.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $115,021.

Total: $522,425.

Jon Schubert, president and CEO of ICBC

  • Base salary: $330,000.
  • Incentive plan: $115,500.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $61,479.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $15,198.

Total: $522,177.

Brenda M. Leong, chair of the B.C. Securities Commission

  • Base salary: $378,000.
  • Incentive plan: $55,578.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $38,124.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $27,549.

Total: $499,251.

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