Ex-Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) CEO Nets $8 Million in Comp Package During 2012  
7/17/2012 8:04:29 AM

Former Medtronic chairman & CEO Bill Hawkins receives more than $8 million in total compensation, including a $3.8 million lump severance payment, following his resignation from the corner office. Former Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) chairman & CEO received more than $8 million in total compensation for his final year at the medical device titan, including a severance payment of about $3.8 million. Hawkins, who announced his retirement in December 2010, stayed on as the company searched for a replacement. He took on a consulting role in May 2011 after Medtronic announced a successor in former GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) chief Omar Ishrak.